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BP worker fired over Downfall video appeals, saying Fair Work did not understand meme

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The sacked oil refinery worker’s lawyers claim the ruling upholding his dismissal ‘mischaracterised’ his parody meme and misunderstood ‘the broader genre of Downfall video’ A man who was fired by BP over a Downfall parody video is appealing to the full bench of the Fair Work Commission, saying they did not properly understand the long-running meme. The oil refinery technician had helped make a video...

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