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Owner dating an employee

Published: 25.03.2017

For the subordinate it's a very dangerous game. May 18 Posts: After all, the workplace is where most people spend the majority of their waking hours.

Any owner, CEO or manager needs to tread very carefully when becoming romantically involved with an employee.

The latter carries additional risk. Straight to Your Inbox. This is another common method, known as an "anti-fraternization policy. LinkBack LinkBack URL About LinkBacks. Hospitality, Financial Services, Transportation and Utilities, Information Technology, and Health Services all topped the list as having higher than average office dating.

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Even in environments where relationships are permitted in the workplace between managers and subordinates, those involved in these relationships need to maintain a professional distance while on the job. Often a CEO or president will look at the potential for risk and weigh that against the ability to police and enforce a policy. More than 70 percent did not have formal written or verbal policies dealing with romantic relationships.

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Employee-owners do it better: David Erdal at TEDxGlasgow

Adam V 7, 2 24 Clearly though you want to be told, "Go for it". Even if your relationship was totally consenting, you will most probably lose the sexual harassment lawsuit. That's easy and it can be answered in three words so I won't post it as an actual answer "Conflict of interest".

    1. Connor_Kenuey - 04.04.2017 in 04:23

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      Viktor_Rodin - 10.04.2017 in 02:59

      If you think that having a poor perception of both your company and your relationship with this person is acceptable, then go for it. For information on re-printing an article, please contact the author directly.

      Vinn_Lime - 11.04.2017 in 22:53

      According to the CareerBuilder survey, some industries are more prone to inter-office dating than others.

      Lycanthrope_Wizzy - 12.04.2017 in 20:45

      Even if your relationship was totally consenting, you will most probably lose the sexual harassment lawsuit. In a poorer scenario, the relationship would end badly, one of the employees could claim that the relationship was non-consensual, or that sexual harassment existed.

      Igadzha_Cheat - 14.04.2017 in 10:27

      As a business owner, you might ask: Make sure that you inform the employees that they have a right to and should talk to a lawyer before signing.

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