Judgment No. 3059
The complaint is dismissed.
"It is fundamental to the law governing the relations between a staff member and an international organisation that adverse decisions, including adverse performance reports, must be challenged in a timely manner and in accordance with the relevant staff rules and regulations. If not, those decisions become final and cannot be reopened."
decision; internal appeal; time limit; mandatory time limit; staff regulations and rules; performance report
"The complainant [...] raises no issue that would justify the Tribunal departing from its consistent practice not to grant an oral hearing in cases which turn essentially on questions of law."