This Workplace Relationship Agreement (hereinafter referred to as the “Agreement”) is made and entered on this ____ day of _____ 2021 (the “Effective Date”), between _______ (hereinafter referred to as the “Company”), and _____________, (herein referred to as the “Employee”).

WHEREAS, this Workplace Relationship Agreement is incorporated into and subject to the Company’s Employment Contract and the Relationship Policy that the Employee is aware of.

NOW THEREOF, in consideration of the mutual covenants and promises made by the Parties hereto, the Parties covenant and agree as follows:

  1. TERM.

The initial term of this Agreement shall be for the period of the Workplace Relationship involving the Employee herein and another, commencing on the Effective Date herein.

  • SCOPE.
    • The Employee herein and another are involved in a romantic and/or sexual relationship while both working as the Company’s employees. The Employee confesses that this involvement has been existing two months prior to the Effective Date herein.
    • The Employee shall ensure that;
  • To treat their partner with respect and allowing them to carry out their official duties in time.
  • Keep their romantic/sexual discussions and personal out of the workplace.
  • May arrive and leave the workplace together with their partner, provided this does not hinder their productivity.
  • Only pass by their partner’s work station during your break.
    • The Employee understands the following behaviors are prohibited.
      • Arguing in the workplace or anywhere that can be considered as the workplace.
      • Exhibiting act or favoritism with your partner.
      • Exhibiting acts of abuse of authority in the event of a personal conflict with the partner.
      • Public display of affection in front of colleagues or clients.
      • Constant communication with your partner through calls and texts/chats/notes while at the workplace during work hours.
      • Boasting about or discussing the relationship to/in the presence of other colleagues or clients.
      • Involving yourself in your partner’s official matters without authorization.
      • Allowing the integrity of your job performance to be compromised because of issues involving your partner.
      • Distracting your partner from their official duties because of acts or discussions regarding your workplace relationship.
    • The Employee, if in a managerial/supervisor understands that they are prohibited from getting romantically/sexually involved with their team mates. Managers/supervisors married to or cohabiting with an employee shall not hire/consider the spouse/partner when making workplace decisions as this may be considered as abuse of authority or favoritism by other employees in the same department.

In the unfortunate event that romantic and/or sexual involvement ends, the Employee is advised to keep interacting professionally with the ex. Heartbroken employees are prohibited against acts that may embarrass the ex, sabotage the ex’s job performance and any acts of abuse of authority against the ex.

    • The Employee shall ensure that all personal conflicts involving the romantic and/or sexual relationship shall be handled outside the workplace. The Employee and their partner shall not involve colleagues and clients in their conflicts.
    • Employees involved in a romantic and/or sexual relationship and who, is subject to this Agreement and is aware of the Relationship Policy, yet still acts in a manner that violates such provisions shall face disciplinary action. Disciplinary action may include termination of the Employment Contract where warnings have been ignored.
    • This Agreement contains the entire Agreement between the Parties relating to the subject matter hereof and supersedes any and all prior agreements or understandings, written or oral, between the parties related to the subject matter hereof.  No modification of this Agreement shall be valid unless made in writing and signed by both parties hereto.
    • This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Alabama, USA. Exclusive jurisdiction and venue shall be in Alabama, USA.
    • Each party represents and warrants to the other that such party has acted in good faith, and agrees to continue to so act, in the negotiation, execution, delivery, performance, and any termination of this Agreement.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, this Agreement has been executed by the parties as of the Effective Date.

COMPANY: _____________            ________________________                 ___________

                        (SIGNATURE)                  (NAME)                                                (DATE)

EMPLOYEE: _____________            ________________________                 ___________

                        (SIGNATURE)                  (NAME)                                                (DATE)

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