Corporate Law Report: Workplace Romances, FMLA Changes, California Tax News, and More
Do 'Love Contracts' Ease the Risks of Office Relationships?
In a significant decision issued on June 24, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court held that employers are vicariously liable for unlawful harassment committed by a supervisor only if the supervisor is empowered by the employer to...more
In This Issue:
- Why should office romances concern your business?
- Non-Fraternisation Policies
- The thinning line between work and private life
- Taking "Reasonable Steps"
Have you ever wondered why...more
Sexual harassment claims often come from things you can't fully control. A rouge supervisor. An on-the-side workplace romance that goes bad. On top of that, you can't pick the employee who gets harassed and turns...more
Attached is a recent article that we published in the Legal Intelligencer that concerns romance at work and the problems it can present....more
Workplace romances are not unusual. But when do an employee's romantic overtures to another employee cross the line and become sexual harassment? Under what circumstances can an employer be held liable for failing to prevent...more