At the time, it seems simple: You're attracted to someone at work, and he or she is attracted to you.
You share the same hours and some of the same interests. But getting intimate with an employee is deceptively complicated.
Two of my coworkers have warned me to be careful, as there have just been rumors of people in the past possibly having relations and the woman was always the one to be terminated.
(In addition to facing dismissal for fraternizing with a man, you also should not appear unescorted in public or dress immodestly.
In the first instance, a female server faxed a letter to the corporate office describing a situation where an assistant manager was giving preferential treatment to another server.
She wrote that all the servers knew about it and were tired of it, and wanted to know what were we going to do to stop it.
It might start by accidentally meeting after work when you've stopped in for a drink. Panic will set in because you will have no idea what to do about it.
It may be at a casual get-together when several employees urge you to join them after a tough shift. There are really only two possible outcomes when you date an employee.