Most company dating policies focus on the working relationship between the two parties; in other words, they prohibit supervisors or managers from dating their subordinates.

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While dating is a concern to human resources departments, few companies have actually instituted policies regarding romantic relationships between employees.

In fact, law professor Merrick Rossein of the City University of New York estimates that only about a quarter of all companies have such policies.

Sometimes, avoiding a workplace romance may seem all but impossible.

That guy in accounting is just too charming to avoid –- and his feelings about you are mutual.He says: “As for reasonable suspicion, the law does not impose any sort of standard that the employer must meet before taking action.That is to say, the employer does not need admissions from the employees, or explicit emails, or video evidence.Before you head off to work thinking that you’ll come home with an annual bonus and a husband, though, you need to know your company’s policies on co-workers dating.While some companies are lax when it comes to relationships outside of work, others strictly prohibit off-hours fraternization between employees.If indeed that’s how your company does it, that’s sex discrimination and is illegal.