The Case: How employers should handle office romances

Melanie Samuels.

Valentine’s Day always brings a heightened focus on romance and, for employers, it’s a reminder that love isn’t just in the air — it’s in the office too.

That can pose a host of challenges for employers and HR departments with a potent mix of issues around privacy, professionalism, and conflicts of interest. And while banning office romances might seem like the easy route, it’s neither practical nor legally enforceable, according to Melanie Samuels, a Vancouver-based partner at Singleton Reynolds.

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