Unfair dismissal: extreme misconduct, procedural requirements and conflicts of interest

Nov 28, 2019

1:30 pm

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 [2019]  
  • 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 [2019]
  • Unfair dismissal in the context of conflicts of interest – Matthew Boulton v Telstra Corporation Limited [2019]
  • Giacomo Giorgi

    Senior Associate

    Herbert Smith Freehills

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