Valentine’s Day is here and as most people know, falling in love is simply wonderful. Falling out of love? Not so much. And when romantic relationships happen in the workplace, employers need to be sure they’ve taken steps to keep romance from becoming a legal liability.
And love (or, at least, romance) is in the air in the workplace. According to a 2017 survey by Vault, 57% of respondents said they’ve had some kind of personal relationship with a coworker—and 10% said they met their spouse or partner at work. Notably, 41% said they deliberately avoided a potential workplace romance,