Summer and sunshine create the perfect environment for team activities such as summer parties and employer-sponsored happy hours. And it’s not uncommon for colleagues to socialize and relax over alcoholic beverages – creating responsibilities for employers, even after hours.

In addition to ensuring that everyone complies with the law and that your employees leave the event safely, as an employer you have a number of responsibilities that extend well beyond the party.

To learn more about your duty of care before, during and after the event, whether it takes place in your office or off-site, we invite you to read this interesting article from the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB).