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Can you provide a narrative of legal responsibility of BC Employers providing alcohol at a company sponsored event?

Lawyer's Assistant: Have you documented this or discussed it with HR?

How would they meet their duty of care?

Lawyer's Assistant: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?

Full time both management and union

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Hello! My name is Debra (formerly known as Legal Ease). Thank you for your question. I'm reviewing it now, and will post back again shortly.

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Lawyer: Debra, Lawyer replied 2 months ago

Here is an excellent article put out by a leading Canadian law firm which will help you gain a good understanding of the issues:

http://mcmillan.ca/101850

And here is another excellent article that suggests the steps an employer host should take:

https://www.coxandpalmerlaw.com/en/home/publications/11-steps-to-minimize-employer-liability-at-the-hol.aspx

Please let me know if you have follow-up questions after reading these two pages.

Please feel free to post back with any follow-up questions you may have. If you don't have any then I hope I have earned a 5 star rating but if you don't feel that I have please don't hesitate to reply back and let me know what more I can do to assist you. Finally, please know that even after you rate me I will be here for you and you can ask follow-up questions if you think of them later on at no further charge of course.

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