That said, in California, state-level legislation designed to protect employees rights to privacy and a private life outside of work mandates that employers cannot forbid coworkers from dating, or fire you for dating a colleague.
Can you get fired for dating a coworker in California?
Dating Co-Workers in California: Protections for Employees As a California employee, you cannot be fired solely because you are dating a co-worker. While employers are permitted to implement anti-fraternization policies in the workplace, your employers control over your off-the-clock life should be limited.
Can coworkers date in California?
In California, the Fair Employment and Housing Act (“FEHA”) requires any employer with at least one employee (i.e., every employer) to prevent harassment. Generally speaking, nothing in the law prohibits employers from allowing employees to have romantic relationships with their co-workers.