Dating your co workers
If indeed that’s how your company does it, that’s sex discrimination and is illegal.(Or at least it’s illegal if your company is big enough to be covered by federal discrimination statutes — meaning that it has 15 or more employees.) As for the question of whether they need reasonable suspicion, employers don’t generally need “proof” before taking disciplinary action against employees in matter, but because the issue of romantic relations is a sticky one, I turned to employment attorney Bryan Cavanaugh to weigh in.The first rule of dating someone at work is knowing if you actually can, says Susan Bartell, Psy.
(And, frankly, there’s no guarantee that your company will smile upon your budding romance, either.) To ensure that you come out of this situation with both your heart and your career intact, consider this your handy guide.
In other words, poor relationship choices could tank your business.
Here’s the scariest part: Most of these transgressions will go unreported. The victims are too embarrassed to admit that they were taken advantage of.
I carpool with a male coworker, and he and I have become friends.
He would like to hang out and possibly go to the movies and such things together.