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Labor: You give love a bad name—When office romances sour

Use the possibility of office romances as an opportunity to educate employees about anti-harassment policies

This month, couples around the world will celebrate their love on Valentine’s Day. What happens, however, when love pervades the workplace?

According to one recent survey, 59 percent of employees have participated in an office romance. If so many workers are doing it, what can go wrong? In truth, a lot. Consider two recent examples.

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Jon Hyman

Jon Hyman is a partner in the Labor & Employment and Litigation groups at Cleveland law firm Kohrman Jackson & Krantz, a Meritas member firm....

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