Judgment No. 4190
1. The impugned decision dated 3 March 2014 is set aside.
2. The EPO shall pay the complainant the expatriation allowance to which she is entitled under Article 72(1) of the Service Regulations with effect from 1 March 2005.
3. The EPO shall pay the complainant all arrears of the expatriation allowance to which she is entitled under point 2 of this decision, together with interest thereon at the rate of 5 per cent per annum until the date of final payment.
4. All other claims are dismissed.
The complainant challenges the rejection of her application for payment of an expatriation allowance.
complaint allowed; decision quashed; allowance; expatriation allowance
The complainant requests an oral hearing under Article 12, paragraph 1, of the Tribunal’s Rules. The Tribunal however notes that the parties have presented ample submissions and documents to permit the Tribunal to reach an informed decision on the case. The request for an oral hearing is therefore refused.
ILOAT reference: Article 12, paragraph 1, of the Rules