How rigid or flexible should you be on the acceptability and expectations of workplace romances?
Like it or not, workplace romance is a reality most employers face. People spend a lot of time with each other at work—in some cases, more time than they spend with their families or engaged in personal activities. They share much in common with their co-workers, often including an intense focus on shared projects. In such situations, romance can bloom.
Yet, with the revelations of extensive harassment allegations, often in the workplace, by celebrities and others in power, and the strength of the #MeToo movement, the visibility and concerns around workplace romance has dramatically increased.
So, what's an employer to do? It's a sticky subject - how rigid or flexible should you be on the acceptability and expectations of workplace romances?
This whitepaper will guide you with some important points you need to know as you evaluate your policies and practices including:
- Risks of workplace romance
- Gender inequities
- Dating policies
- Harassment policies
- And more...