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The biggest threat to office romance is the retaliation lawsuit.22% of workers say they suffered retaliation after an office romance ended.
"I didn't really notice him at first because he had a beard, and beards weren't my thing," she says.In an era of lawsuits, it’s wise for organizations to have a written or verbal employee dating policy.These policies clarify the company’s rules on relationships between coworkers, supervisors and subordinates, as well as employees and clients, vendors, and competitors.Though traditionally maligned for reasons I’m about to get into, office romance can be beneficial for businesses. Lane III, author of , sees employee dating as a way to increase employee engagement.He argues that co-worker couples spend more time at work, take fewer sick days, and are less likely to quit.
In our lifetimes, we’ll spend 90,000 hours at our jobs, and we build organic relationships with the people we see everyday.