This session will discuss the practical lessons that can be drawn from several recent unfair dismissal cases, involving salary caps, awards, misconduct and conflicts of interest.
- When are highly paid employees protected from unfair dismissal? Hayden Thomas v Hanseatic Marine Engineering Pty Ltd T/A Silver Yachts 
- When will the relevant classification under the award be found to apply to a highly paid employee
- When does extreme misconduct outweigh procedural flaws – JacksonMacumber v Ace Bottle Printers Pty Ltd 
- Unfair dismissal in the context of conflicts of interest – Matthew Boulton v Telstra Corporation Limited