Ethics dating subordinate
Finally, any disciplinary action against the subordinate could lead to a retaliatory lawsuit. In my opinion, it is never okay for a supervisor to date a subordinate.The inequality of the supervisor-subordinate relationship creates an element of coercion or claimed coercion.However, this runs headlong into a competing principal against sexual harassment, i.e., employees should not feel pressured to submit to sexual advances to preserve their jobs. In addition to potential claims of sexual harassment, associations face other risks.
“I apologize for not meeting with each of you and as a group to disclose the personal relationship at the onset,” the email to council members reads.Cavazos was in some ways brought in to counter the mayor.The council majority in 2012 rebelled against Pulido’s leadership during a period that was dubbed the “Santa Ana Spring.” Among other things, the majority fired previous city manager and longtime Pulido ally Paul Walters, effectively curbing the mayor’s once considerable influence over the city bureaucracy.“The relationship just clouds the whole issue,” ICMA ethics director Martha Perego told Voice of OC last year.Cavazos contends in his email that the ICMA censure was the result of a complaint filed with the group, and he writes that he is committed to ICMA’s code of ethics.