Tag: workplace dating policy

Legal issues associated with dating in the workplace

by Kylie Crawford TenBrook According to a 2012 Stanford University sociology study, 10 percent of people meet their spouses at work. Coworker dating is common. Unfortunately, not all relationships end well, and when they don’t, employers can face harassment and retaliation claims. Although most businesses have no rules about office relationships, now may be the […]


A practical look at dating in the workplace

by Kylie Crawford TenBrook With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, it’s a good time to review the problems that can arise from office romances and outline some steps you can take to prevent them from occurring at your workplace. It’s no secret that workplace relationships can lead to trouble, particularly when they sour. One […]

It’s frisky business avoiding the love-bug litigation

by Jasmin Rojas Roses are red Violets are blue, Cupid’s arrow at work May snag a  lawsuit for you. It’s February, the month of romance. Love (and perhaps a plethora of pheromones) permeates the air. No doubt that greeting cards and jewelry commercials contribute to a love sick contagion during this month. Guess what? Your […]

Office Romance: Do You Need a Workplace Dating Policy?

by Anna A. Cohen As the holiday season and the new year approach, many people are either looking for love or ending relationships. Many relationships begin and end in the workplace. A recent survey revealed that almost half of employees have been involved in an office romance, and 20 percent admit to having met their […]