Datingin the workplace
However, employers may have another opinion on the matter. What Are the Potential Pitfalls of Employee Romances?Many employers see the idea of employees dating one another as potentially threatening productivity or even opening up too much liability for the employer. First, let’s look at some of the most common reasons employers may desire to curb employees’ desire for one another.
As the old saying goes "you don't dip your pen in the company ink." In other words, you shouldn't get into a dating or sexual relationship with a co-worker.
For example, if an employer’s policy dictates that one of the partners must leave the organization if a relationship is discovered, it cannot always be the woman who is forced to leave. About Bridget Miller: Bridget Miller is a business consultant with a specialized MBA in International Economics and Management, which provides a unique perspective on business challenges.
She’s been working in the corporate world for over 15 years, with experience across multiple diverse departments including HR, sales, marketing, IT, commercial development, and training.
The employers may fear: Can an Employer Prohibit Employees from Dating One Another?
So, can an employer do something about these concerns?