Ask the Experts: Inviting Temporary and Contract Workers to Holiday Parties

Question: Can we invite temporary workers (those from an outside agency) and contractors to our company holiday party?

Answer: Inviting temporary and contract workers to your holiday party would be a company decision. Expressing your thanks to those vendors, including temporary workers, who have helped your business thrive over the year is a nice gesture. Of course, similar liabilities and exposure would exist for any participants related to behaviors that cross the line or intoxication (if alcohol is served), regardless of employment status.

First Published by the Human Resources experts at ThinkHr.