Outside of a formal declaration to abide by the rules of HR, youre not required to disclose the status of your relationship (your new apartment, your new bling, your new baby) with anyone. If you think it might adversely affect your situation, be tight-lipped.
Do you have to disclose workplace relationships?
Taylor, Jr.: Short answer: It depends. Many employers have policies addressing workplace relationships and can require you to disclose this to HR upfront—especially if it poses a conflict of interest or could impact the organizations bottom line.
Can an employer prohibit employees from dating?
Legally speaking, in most states an employer can enact a policy that prohibits employees from dating one another. Prohibiting it could decrease morale and could even result in losing employees who wish to date coworkers but cannot. In practical terms, it can be incredibly difficult to enforce, too.
Can HR date employees?
There is no standard protocol when it comes to dating in the workplace. If an HR Manager is dating another employee within the same company he or she should disclose the relationship.