Office romance is fairly common these days as the office is where we spend so much of our time. Handled badly, it can lead to a lawsuit for harassment.It is not surprising that romance springs up at the office.The staff constantly suffer under callous management, especially Initech's smarmy vice president Bill Lumbergh, whom Peter loathes.They are further agitated by the arrival of consultants Bob Slydell and Bob Porter, who are brought in to help the company downsize.Sandy Mazur, division president of staffing services provider Spherion, said certain workplace policies — and differing expectations around them — can lead to a disconnected, fractured relationship between employees and their managers."This year's (Spherion) Emerging Workforce Study found that despite workers' demands for greater flexibility and work-life balance, employers are cutting formal work-life balance programs.
His co-workers include Samir Nagheenanajar and Michael Bolton, also programmers, and Milton Waddams, a meek collator who is mostly ignored by the rest of the office.
There are few management challenges as daunting as what to do when labor relations break down.
When things go bad with your union, your own employees are working against you.
Most have since abandoned that plan, because of legal restrictions and a recognition of the inevitable.
Instead, most now try to restrict such activities that are harmful to the business.