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Avoid a Spooky Scenario at the Halloween Office Party with Help from Fisher Phillips Attorney

10.10.13

PR.com quoted Dallas Managing Partner Mike Abcarian in the October 10 article “Avoid a Spooky Scenario at the Halloween Office Party with Help from Fisher Phillips Attorney.” The article addressed Halloween costumes in the workplace and the “scary” scenarios for human resource executives and in-house counsel. “What you wear to a bar and what you wear when out on Halloween night is not necessarily appropriate for the workplace,” Mike said, “and there is potential for a harassment claim if workplace comments are misinterpreted.” Mike gave a number of tips on handling Halloween and costumes in the workplace, including, deciding if costumes are appropriate for the workplace; clearly communicating costume guidelines in advance, and reminding employees they are still at work, despite the holiday overtone.

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