What are the legal risks with Christmas parties?

Posted in : Seamus Says - Employment Law Discussion on 9 November 2018
Seamus McGranaghan
O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors

We want to make sure that we deal with Christmas parties. There are a couple of things on the agenda that we have, but certainly Christmas parties is one of them. What are the legal risks here on Christmas parties and what strategies can be employed to mitigate the prospect of any claims rising? In particular, what can employers do to prevent and deal with allegations of sexual harassment around Christmas parties?

Seamus: Yeah. We really are hammering the topic of holidays here today because now we're talking about Christmas holidays and the Christmas party.

Scott: They're still working there

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Seamus McGranaghan
O'Reilly Stewart Solicitors

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