Workplace Holiday Parties in the #MeToo, COVID-19 Era

One the one hand, having a company holiday party is a fun and enjoyable tradition that boosts employee morale, let’s bosses and supervisors show a softer side, and brings workers closer together. On the other hand, holiday parties can get out of hand, with people have too much to drink, behaving inappropriately, and, this year, in the midst of a pandemic, perhaps endangering the health of themselves, fellow workers, and even their loved ones. That said, many companies still want to host a holiday event. If so, the articles linked below provide some excellent guidelines for safety and sanity while still having a rollicking good time.

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