Any employee who engages in such a relationship must accept responsibility for assuring that it does not result in a conflict of interest or raise other issues of professionalism.
Supervisors may approve non-routine visits that do not interfere with an employee's ability to perform his/her work functions or the productivity of a work unit.
As a large employer, Vanderbilt does have members from the same family who work at the University.
Combine these numbers with the fact that 40% of employees polled reported that they had a romance at work and it’s clear that workplace romances remain a potential source of problems for employers.
What are some of the workplace issues that can arise when supervisors and subordinates get romantically involved?
Consensual sexual relationships are prohibited between a student and an employee who is in a position to exercise power or authority over that student.