Labs and other companies need a proactive strategy for dealing with romance and fraternization between employees.
Here’s a template for a conflict of interest policy that you can adapt for your lab based on its specific situation and HR policies.
Having employees involved in office romances disclose their relationship and follow key ground rules can help avoid negative impacts on the lab.
It’s important to implement a policy that allows you to keep control over the potential issues romantic relationships can cause in the lab.
By Mike O’Brien bio
Here is my periodic update prepared for interested HR professionals trying to deal with the complex American employment laws…