Is getting drunk at a work function a sackable offence?

An employee becomes inebriated at an after-work function attended by clients. Will this type of misconduct be enough to warrant a termination of employment? In general terms, what sort of matters should an employer consider in terms of process and their ultimate...

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Substantial Penalties for Modern Award Breaches

If an employer is in breach of its obligations under the Fair Work Act and Modern Awards, what types of penalties could be imposed? Can "individuals" associated with the employer also face penalties? These matters were considered by the Federal Circuit Court...

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