6 Ways Employers Can Dump Office Romance Worries

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Linda Doyle cautioned that “any bright-line rule” by employers to prohibit workplace romances could be tough to enforce and make an employer seem too paternal toward its workers. Ms. Doyle continued that the correct policy is to require disclosure allowing for employer evaluation and any possible action to avoid conflicts, particularly when a relationship between a supervisor and subordinate may cause other employees to feel aggrieved toward any appearance of favoritism.

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Linda M. Doyle

Partner & General Counsel | Chicago

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