Holiday Party Liability Prevention Checklist


This checklist provides best practices and considerations for private employers when hosting holiday parties for their employees. While there are benefits to holiday parties, such as employee camaraderie and improved morale, there is also a significant risk of inappropriate behavior. Such behaviors can negate the advantages of the event and lead to employer liability. This checklist addresses concerns that are common to most jurisdictions but does not cover all potential state and local law distinctions.