29 Nov, 2022 by Marianne Favre Moreillon

Staff party, between champagne and risks of misconduct

29 Nov, 2022 by Marianne Favre Moreillon
The end-of-year celebrations rhyme with staff parties. Despite the relaxed atmosphere, measures are needed to avoid excesses.

Employers and employees should not lose sight of the fact that a company party is an event that takes place in a professional context. Employees must adapt their behavior accordingly. The employer, on the other hand, must take the appropriate measures to avoid any excesses.

This article develops the following topics:

  • respect for the duty of care and loyalty of employees during the staff party
  • excessive alcohol consumption and risks
  • dress code and risks of sexual harassment
  • measures to prevent slips and accidents
  • amount of alcohol made available
  • means of transportation after the event
  • employer's interest in hosting an event

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