Familial and Consensual Romantic and/or Sexual Relationships

21.0 General132003-08-032015-02-032015-02-032016-02-29

It is in the interest of ACUI to provide clear direction about familial and consensual romantic and/or sexual relationships where a power differential between parties exists.

Ethical principles preclude employees from engaging in relationships that prove detrimental to the overall Central Office operation, supervising or evaluating the work of others with whom they have a familial or intimate relationship, or from making hiring, salary, or similar financial decisions concerning such persons. If such a situation exists, appropriate arrangements will be made by the CEO for objective decision making with regard to the employees involved.

Ethical principles preclude volunteers from engaging in relationships that prove detrimental to the overall Association, supervising or evaluating the work of others with whom they have a familial or intimate relationship, or making hiring, salary, or similar financial decisions concerning such persons. If such a situation exists, appropriate arrangements will be made by the Board of Trustees for objective decision making with regard to the employees involved.

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Updated March 30, 2015