Rules on dating in the workplace
The legal issue is what I like to call the "amplification" of potential liability that always exists around the employer-employee relationship.
There will foreseeably be claims of favoritism, or even discrimination or harassment.
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.
Just last month, Gary Friedman, the chief executive of Restoration Hardware, stepped down in the middle of the company's public offering. A couple years ago, Hewlett-Packard's chief executive, Mike Hurd, resigned amid accusations of falsifying expense reports to hide a personal relationship with an independent contractor.
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