Dating my subordinate

23-Oct-2017 16:44

It may not be practical to ban all romantic relationships.

A few practical rules to prevent problems: Note: No sexual harassment policy can save you if a romantically involved subordinate is demoted, fired or otherwise punished by a supervisor.

But as perfect as the scenario may seem, is it all pretty and rosy?

[Read: 15 very obvious flirting signs between a guy and a girl] Dating a boss and your love life There’s a lot of good in dating someone from the workplace, especially your boss.

When a supervisor has a relationship with an employee under his management, the dynamics can be toxic for the workplace.According to the EEOC, "Harassment can include 'sexual harassment' or unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical harassment of a sexual nature." The EEOC also explains that the victim can be harassed by a co-worker, an outside vendor or visitor to the workplace, or the employee's supervisor.