Christmas Parties - Lots of fun but don't forget the Law!

Everyone loves a good work Christmas party. However, left unmanaged, a Christmas party can quickly descend into a legal minefield. Potential pitfalls include: (a) Damage to the professional reputation of a business as well as that of its employees. (b) The bringing of personal injury claims for any workplace injury sustained at work related functions. (c) Increased absenteeism: if a worker needs time off to recover from an incident, or a staff member the subject of disciplinary action needs to be stood down or suspended pending a workplace investigation. (d) Unfair dismissal claims: if the complainant believes that because of the alleged offender’s misconduct, and an employer’s failure to de

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