“By doing so, the employer can avoid conflicts of interest that may affect the workplace and other employees and compromise the employer’s own legitimate business interests,” she says.
Global management and strategy consultant Kathleen Brush says when a company she’s working with doesn’t have a policy expressly forbidding superior-subordinate relationships, she lobbies hard to get one in place.
“Junior-senior relationships in the office can hurt morale and even harm the company if the people involved forget their professionalism,” says Beth P. The relationship can lead to claims of favoritism or cause other co-workers to feel uncomfortable and create a hostile work environment.
“Additionally, if the relationship ends, one of the employees may claim the relationship was not consensual, that the employee was sexually harassed, or that that employee was retaliated against if that employee receives a poor performance review from the former paramour,” says Zoller.
You never know who will see them."This means that you should both have a discussion from the beginning about how to conduct yourselves, what both of you want out of the relationship, and how to handle the situation if the relationship falls apart, says Pachter.
Pachter says there should never be any physical displays of affection when in a professional setting.
The complaint, first described today by Market Watch, was filed last April in federal court in Tallahassee, Florida, by Rodney Lipscomb, who served as the dean of academic affairs at ITT's Tallahassee campus from 2011 until early 2015. Lipscomb claims, among other things: that ITT directs recruiters to use coercive tactics to pressure students into enrolling; that ITT admits students who will not be able to succeed at the school; that ITT unlawfully pays what are, in effect, sales commissions to recruiters; and that ITT lies to students about the financial obligations they will assume, about the transferability of ITT credits to other schools, and about the jobs students can expect to get after graduating.
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