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2009-09-01 14:24:01

A New Zealand tribunal has awarded $11,500 to an office worker who was fired for sending e-mail messages in all-capital letters. The tribunal ruled Vicki Walker of Auckland was unfairly dismissed for the formatting of her e-mail messages, despite the fact that her former employer, ProCare Health, had no official e-mail style guide, Britain's The Daily Telegraph reported Tuesday. ProCare Health claimed during the tribunal that Walker, an accountant, was the subject of complaints from coworkers...


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.