No interoffice relationship is “illegal,” but company policies are likely to prohibit relationships between superiors and employees. These relationships could lead to sexual harassment or discrimination liability for companies.
What is a non fraternization policy?
In response to the ever-increasing threat of employee lawsuits, many companies have instituted no-fraternization policies, sometimes known as no-dating policies. These policies limit or prohibit consensual, intimate relationships such as dating between employees. No-fraternization policies can take a variety of forms.