An organisation's "sensible" dismissal of a long-serving employee who breached its drug and alcohol policy serves as a lesson for all employers, according to a workplace lawyer.

In August 2016, the Viterra Operations Pty Ltd electrician underwent a random alcohol breath...

February 22, 2017

Dismissing an employee without a valid reason or without a fair process can leave an employer without grounds to defend an unfair dismissal application.  However, this is not always the case.  In a recent matter, the Fair Work Commission (FWC) found the employer had a...

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