Are workplace romances allowed?
Workplace romances are certainly not against the law, but certain behaviors could cross an ethical line, and – if considered to be harassment or discriminatory – even potentially draw the attention of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, as well as certain state and local organizations.
How do you manage romance in the workplace?
Here are our best tips.Check the Companys Office Relationship Policies.Be Very, Very Certain.Maintain Decorum and Professionalism.Avoid Dating Someone in a Higher or Lower Position.Save the Romance and PDA for Outside the Office.Address Relationship Issues After Work.Plan for the Worst.Consider Leaving the Company.
Why is workplace romance prohibited in some companies?
Potential conflicts of interest. Violations of company policy. Challenges to consistent enforcement of company policy. Sexual harassment or discrimination claims by other employees.