End-of-year party precautions and the top tips to manage this risk
By Allan Drake-Brockman and Elizabeth Moran
The season of workplace social functions is upon us, for better and for worse. An office party that goes off the rails is not just the subject of water cooler gossip; it’s a real source of employee complaints, workers compensation claims, damaged collegial relationships and even litigation.
If the anticipation of your office party is keeping you (or your HR director) awake at night — and not with excitement — we hope that our top tips offer some practical ways to navigate the festive season without turning into Scrooge.
Employees often regard the end-of-year party as a type of private social function where normal workplace behaviour does not apply. The legal position could not be more different…
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