Judgment No. 2147
THE COMPLAINTS ARE DISMISSED.
"[The] invocation of the so-called 'first in, last out' principle, in effect a sort of non-contractual seniority clause, is unsupported by any authority and is inimical to the merit principle which underlies the law of the international civil service."
general principle; international civil service principles; seniority; output; satisfactory service; priority; termination of employment