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Holiday Office Parties: Avoiding Legal Pitfalls


While holiday parties can be a great way to boost morale and/or express appreciation for employees’ hard work, employers need to ensure that this holiday fun does not turn into a New Year’s liability. The articles on this page have been generated from Fisher Phillips attorneys and other reliable sources to address how to reduce the risk of liability while allowing the holiday festivities to continue in the spirit intended.

December 10, 2015
‘Tis the Season to Avoid Liability at Holiday Parties
This article provides recommendations on what to do when offering alcohol at a company holiday party

December 10, 2015
Office Party Horror Stories: Avoiding Similar Issues This Holiday Season
This article offers up some advice about common office party mistakes and ways to avoid them.

December 8, 2015
‘Tis the Season for Raucous Holiday Office Parties: 6 Tips to Avoid Being Sued
This article provides tips on how to avoid litigious action following an office holiday party.

December 7, 2015
Dos and Don'ts For Employers To Consider For The Holidays
This article provides some dos and don’ts to keep the Grinch from stealing your good times.

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December 16, 2015
Etiquette for Office Holiday Parties
This article explains what is and isn't appropriate for holiday parties with co-workers.

December 14, 2015
Holiday Parties Can Put Host Companies at Risk
This article offers up steps for company party-planning.

December 11, 2015
How To Leave The Firm Holiday Party With Your Dignity Intact
This article discusses how although festive firm parties provide a fun way to wind down after a busy year, an overabundance of eggnog can have bigger consequences than a stocking full of coal for employers and fledgling associates alike.

December 8, 2015
Holiday Gift-Giving at Work: What's Hot, What's Not
This article provides tips on holiday gift-giving in the workplace.

December 1, 2015
Holiday Office Parties: Tips to Avoid Being Sued
In the interview, Mason Alexander offers tips for avoiding law suits following an office holiday party.

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