Office holiday parties get a makeover amid scandals, per AP Business Writer Marley Jay:
- There will be less booze at many. Some companies will have party monitors, keeping an eye out for inappropriate behavior.
- Don't hang mistletoe, the National Federation of Independent Businesses say in an annual warning.
- Only 49% of companies plan to serve alcohol at their holiday events. Last year that was 62%, the highest number in the decade the firm has run its survey. The number had been going up each year as the economy improved.