At the same time, company culture got cooler—and way more permissive. If they want to date a colleague, they should—and they don’t need you to tell them to keep PDA to a minimum (or to keep their pants on in the office.) ‘Policy’ has become a bit of a dirty word these days, for just that reason.
Companies we admire, like Netflix, have shown that you don’t need a bunch of lengthy codes of conduct to get team members to behave like adults. But that doesn’t mean those in people ops should turn a blind eye to any budding romances.
They kept their relationship secret for three years because of the company’s strict nonfraternization policy.
UPS’ policy makes it a firing offense for managers to engage in a romantic relationship with any hourly employee, ...
Office amour gives us butterflies—and not the good kind.
Something detailing what kind of relationships are allowed and how and when they should be disclosed, laying out ground rules for if an office romance sours.
It’s nearly futile to try to deflect Cupid’s arrows.Still, many organizations do set policies to minimize the potential legal fallout from co-workers’ romantic relationships.