Question: Is it legal for a manager to date an employee?

There is no law against dating ones boss. But many companies have policies in place that restrict bosses and managers from dating subordinate employees. These policies are in place to prevent an employee from being pressured into a relationship. But you should consider that there is definitely a conflict of interest.

Are workplace relationships illegal?

The policies most often used are: Complete Ban: A complete ban on workplace relationships prohibits dating between any two employees. Discrimination and Harassment Policy Only: Employers also have the option to ignore workplace relationships altogether, as long as they do not interfere with work.

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