The information shared in this webpage is intended to provide general information to help readers answering some basic questions about how the Administrative Tribunal of the IDB Group functions.
This information is not equivalent to legal advice and should not be relied upon as such. Any specific questions concerning legal rights should be consulted with an attorney.
In case of discrepancies, the Statute and the Rules of Procedure of the Administrative Tribunal of the IDB Group, including future amendments, should prevail over this webpage.
What do we do?
The Administrative Tribunal of the IDB Group hears complaints in which a current or former staff member of the IDB Group alleges non-observance of his or her contract of employment or terms and conditions of appointment, provided the complainant has exhausted all other remedies available within the IDB Group, as applicable, within the appropriate time periods, as established by the Statute and Rules of Procedure of the Administrative Tribunal.
What type of cases does the Tribunal hear?
The cases are related mostly to the following topics: performance evaluation and career development; benefits, compensation and pension issues; equity of treatment and respect in the workplace; and misconduct, conflict of interest and alleged misuse of Bank resources.
The Tribunal may order the annulment of management decisions, compensation, restoration of salary, benefits and other entitlements, as applicable.
Who can file a complaint?
A complaint can be filed by any IDB Group employee, including consultants and retirees, and also by any person who is entitled to present a claim upon a right of a current, former, or retired staff member or consultant.