During the #MeToo portion yesterday’s Best-Ever Year-End Employment Law Review that Five Employment Law Bloggers Have Ever Presented, Robin Shea suggested that the #MeToo Movement has altered employers’ holiday-party plans this year.
Indeed, according to the 2018 Holiday Party Survey (conducted by the appropriately named outplacement firm of Challenger, Gray & Christmas), 35 percent of employers do not plan to throw a holiday party this year, the lowest number since 2009. Given the current strength of our economy, one would expect an opposite trend, suggesting that something else is causing this uptick in Grinchy employers.
The likely culprit? #MeToo.
Right around this time last