Work hard; play soft with co-workers

Throughout the year, and particularly during the holiday season, coworkers may be interacting socially off the clock. While employers do not have an obligation to monitor a worker’s off-the-clock activities, what happens between coworkers after hours can affect their employment. If coworkers get together during the holidays, whether at: a company-sponsored holiday party; a local pub; or a coworker’s house, sexual harassment of one coworker to another at that gathering could very well end the employment of the harasser the following work day.

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