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It’s that time of year and employers must decide if they will allow Halloween in the workplace, and how much! Do you throw together a team party? Do you have a costume contest or pumpkin carving contest?
There are some serious concerns for employers to consider when making such decisions. According to MaynardNexson, some of the primary concerns include discrimination claims, wage and hour considerations, and even safety-related concerns.
So, what does an employer do? Well, that is a tricky not treaty question. In our opinion, the best answer is to be prepared and communicate clearly with your teams.
Below are some tips to consider when deciding whether and what to allow for Halloween activities at your company:
Holidays can help teams build morale and have fun at work. There is a balance between allowing that to happen and taking unnecessary risks. Proper planning and evaluation of the pros and cons will help you make the right decision for your organization.