I would advise against relying upon a second-hand description of legal advice someone once received. Karlson, thank you for sharing this response, however, I am skeptical whether this is an accurate statement of the law. References 5 Inc. Prohibited by Policy? Latest on Entrepreneur. Employment Discrimination Blog. Would you want your lower level managers supervising people who are their significant others?
It is up to the company to train supervisors on the necessary methods of employee relations, treating all employees equally, and not showing favoritism to any employee.
Laws About Relationships Between Employees & Supervisors
What is the role of moderators? I may come back again later Employment Discrimination Blog. The fact that you once engaged in a consensual relationship doesn't mean you have to tolerate being sexually harassed at work. Congratulate If there's little chance that the relationship will be disruptive, and you are confident they have a healthy, balanced relationship, there's no reason you shouldn't offer them your blessing, and wish them well, especially if you learn they've been conducting their relationship discreetly for some time. There are some good answers here from the company point of view, but look at it from the human point of view, too: