The exception to this policy relates to managers and supervisors.
Employee oriented, forward thinking workplaces recognize that one of the places that employees meet their eventual spouse or partner is at work.
These friendships and romances can also affect the workplace positively adding to the sense of teamwork and camaraderie.
Yes, relationships can also go awry and result in friction and conflict at work. The key with a fraternization policy is to minimize the impact of the things that can go wrong on your workplace and maximize the powerfully positive aspects of employee relationships.
A fraternization policy needs to have these components.
Company employees may date, develop friendships and relationships both inside and outside of the workplace as long as the relationships do not negatively have an impact on work.