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The policy does not create a contract implied or expressed, with any Vanderbilt employees, who are employees at will.Vanderbilt reserves the right to modify this policy in whole or in part, at any time, at the discretion of the University. Employees who engage in personal relationships (including romantic and sexual relationships) should be aware of their professional responsibilities and will be responsible for assuring that the relationship does not raise concerns about favoritism, bias, ethics and conflict of interest.
In cases of doubt, advice and counsel should be sought from the EAD or a Human Resources Consultant.
However, employment of family members in situations where one family member has direct influence over the other's conditions of employment (i.e., salary, hours worked, shifts, etc.) is inappropriate.
For the purpose of this policy, family members are defined as spouse, domestic partner, daughter, son, parent, grandparent, grandchild, sister, brother, mother-in-law or father-in-law.
Violations of this policy by an employee is grounds for the Performance Management process, up to and including discharge.
Consensual sexual relationships between a student and an employee who is not in a position to exercise direct power or authority over that student may also be inappropriate.