Dating an employee

Sexual harassment is any unwanted or unwelcome sexual behaviour where a reasonable person would have anticipated the possibility that the person harassed would feel offended, humiliated or intimidated.

I know that is the case because I have been at her apartment and have seen them together.Yes, workplace romance can be managed if two people really care about one another, keep their relationship as quiet as possible and act like professionals at work.However, sometimes the crazy creeps in and that’s when a workplace romance policy can protect your company. Download our free e-book, 7 Most Frequent HR Mistakes and How to Avoid Them.Workplace romances tend to be the stuff of legend – either because a department (or entire company) got dragged into the drama, or the couple lives happily ever after. For that reason, many companies discourage interoffice dating. Yes, it may feel weird to try and control someone’s love life, but your job as a leader is to ensure a fair and equitable workplace. Lest you feel hard-hearted for discouraging workplace lovebirds, consider the turmoil and drop in productivity that can be caused by gossip, poor morale, and accusations of favoritism or sexual harassment charges.

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