Is it legal to fully prohibit employees from dating one another?
Or does that overstep boundaries and put too much restriction on an employee’s personal life?
With Valentine’s Day just behind us, cupid may have left a few arrows in the workplace. workforce study found that 37 percent of workers have dated a coworker at some point in their career.
The difficulty for the employer is proving that the relationship was consensual.
Many people meet at work before beginning a romantic relationship.
Prohibiting it could decrease morale and could even result in losing employees who wish to date coworkers but cannot.
At some time during your working life, you may have dated, or even married, someone you met at work.
If you haven't, then the odds are that you know someone who has.