Downfall: BP worker sacked after Hitler meme wins payout – BBC News
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The meme used the dramatic scene from the film ‘Downfall’
A BP refinery worker in Australia who was sacked for parodying the company via a well-known Hitler meme has been awarded a $200,000 (£109,000) payout.
Scott Tracey used the popular meme, from 2004 film Downfall, to portray scenes from company wage negotiations, posting it on a closed Facebook group.
He was sacked by the company. However, after a two-year legal battle, he won an unfair dismissal …