It is no wonder that workplace romances thrive and seem to be increasing.Workers in all types of jobs spend most of their waking moments at work, developing professional and personal relationships with their colleagues.
He says: “As for reasonable suspicion, the law does not impose any sort of standard that the employer must meet before taking action.
That is to say, the employer does not need admissions from the employees, or explicit emails, or video evidence.
I got into an interesting conversation with a colleague the other day, and I must say, it was one of the few business topics that I haven’t formulated a strong opinion on: workplace dating.
It’s not news to me that many people find their romantic partners in the workplace.
And you can indeed have a policy that requires one of the parties to move on if a relationship happens.
What’s not legal, though, is to always have women be the ones who have to leave.I carpool with a male coworker, and he and I have become friends.He would like to hang out and possibly go to the movies and such things together.In 2003, 47% of survey respondents admitted to having an office romance, according to Vault.com’s 2003 Office Romance Survey.Eight years later, in Vault.com’s 2011 Survey, the percentage increased to 59%.And if not, is one of you prepared to switch jobs or departments?