Lust, Love and Liability
Earlier this week, it was announced that CNN Worldwide president Jeff Zucker has resigned from his position, effective immediately. A couple insiders reportedly stated that he was going to be fired if he did not quit.
Mr. Zucker’s abrupt departure is but the latest headline-grabbing instance of a top executive losing his gig in connection with a consensual relationship with a colleague (or, as in Mr. Zucker’s case, failing to comply with company policies regarding such relationships).
With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, this is an excellent time to revisit this pithy posting by RPJ partner Ethan Krasnoo: Romantic Relationships Between Coworkers — Off-Limits or OK? (rpjlaw.com)
This article is intended only as a general discussion of these issues. It is not considered to be legal advice or relied upon in regard to particular legal matters. If you seek assistance with a particular employment law or labor law matter, please contact RPJ Partner Deena R. Merlen to discuss.