It's also important to answer (and define) the question of 'what is ethics' at the outset of our thought process.
In other words, you need to have a good ethical understanding and acceptance before building a code or policy that fits your specific business needs.
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The consequences might constitute wrongful termination too.
For example, if a boss fires employees solely to create job opportunities for relatives who have the same religious beliefs as does he or she, then the boss might have illegally discharged those employees based on religion discrimination, if their religious beliefs were not the same as his or hers.
The Codes also apply to honorary and adjunct staff.
Visiting staff, and others acting in a voluntary capacity while participating in the life of the University community, are also expected to act in a manner consistent with the ethical and conduct obligations detailed in these Codes.
It is a condition of enrolment that students adhere to the provisions of legislation and University policy including the Code of Ethics and Code of Conduct.
Prohibiting it could decrease morale and could even result in losing employees who wish to date coworkers but cannot.
Nepotism in the workplace occurs when employers favor relatives in making employment decisions, with little to no regard for anything but kinship.
If a reasonable employee quits solely because a recent change as a consequence of nepotism made working conditions extraordinarily intolerable, then it might constitute constructive discharge, a form of wrongful termination.
The Code of Ethics and Code of Conduct represent the highest level of University policy and form part of the University’s accountability framework.