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Robin shares her advice on office romance with NFIB Online
4/9/2007
 
When Love Walks In the Office Door
04/ 09/ 2007
by Pamela Mills-Senn

Romantic relationships between coworkers or (even more fraught) between superiors and subordinates place any size company in jeopardy, but the risk can be especially acute for smaller businesses, says attorney Robin Bond, president and founder of Transition Strategies, LLC, Wayne, Pa.-based employment law firm.

The biggest concern centers around the potential for sexual-harassment charges should the relationship sour and the spurned party take this route to retaliate, Bond says. But this isn't the only worry workplace liaisons present.

... Morale and productivity issues aside, these relationships can pose a real financial hazard to small companies should they find themselves having to defend against a sexual-harassment or hostile workplace claim, Bonds says.

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