March 1997
Accountancy;Mar1997, Vol. 119 Issue 1243, p85
Trade Publication
Reports on the British Court of Appeal's reversal of the decision of the Employment Appeal Tribunal which held that an employer's dismissal of employees who got drunk and abusive after a seminar on improving behavioral skills was manifestly reasonable on the grounds of misconduct. Basis of Court of Appeal's decision.


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