Williams and others v Whitbread Beer Co 19 June 1996 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Misconduct: Drunken employees were unfairly dismissed

    Date:
    1 January 1997

    In Williams and others v Whitbread Beer Co the Court of Appeal restores the decision of an industrial tribunal that an employer unfairly dismissed three employees for drunken, abusive and violent behaviour in circumstances where the misconduct took place outside work and where it was the employer who had provided the opportunity for the employees to drink.