Michael Schmidt, vice chair of Cozen O'Connor's Labor & Employment department, discussed workplace relationships. A greater concern is what to do if the romance ends. As long as there's no sign of a problem, the boss should respect everyone's privacy. But if one person keeps pursuing another, an owner needs to be on alert. "The person who's repeatedly asking for an unwanted date needs to be told, 'This is against company policy and we don't tolerate this kind of harassment,'" says Michael.
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