Employer responsibility for alcohol

By Peter Israel
|Canadian Employment Law Today

Question:

The employer (a college campus) has various locations on the employer’s premises at which alcohol may be consumed, such as pubs and bars. If employees consume alcohol at lunch while at one of these places, and then return to work and injure someone or get into an accident, who bears the responsibility for any resulting loss or damages? What if the employer provides alcohol to its employees?

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