Love Contracts Can Protect Employers From Liability

Law360, New York (July 3, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Employment lawyers admit that a love contract is not for everyone, but many agree that it can serve as a useful tool for employers who are looking for ways to prevent company liability in case an office romance goes sour.

With nearly half of Americans reporting in surveys that they have been involved in an office romance, some lawyers are recommending that by having couples sign the contracts, employers may be better protected from potential discrimination or sexual harassment claims that could arise if a romance...
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