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I worked for a company where my assistant manager was the

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I worked for a company where my assistant manager was the wife of my regional manager. Is this a conflict of interest in the workplace?
JA: Because employment law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?
Customer: ny
JA: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?
Customer: full time salary position general manager of a fitness facility
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: that's all
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Employment Law
Expert:  Dwayne B. replied 1 month ago.

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Expert:  Dwayne B. replied 1 month ago.

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Expert:  Dwayne B. replied 1 month ago.

Your question " Is this a conflict of interest in the workplace?"


No, there really is no such thing as a conflict of interest in a private work place. There can be conflicts of interest involved in the legal field or in government work or in the case where a private employer is doing government contract work.

Conflict of Interest is one of those terms people hear about and use a lot but when you track down the source it always turns out to be a legal or government issue and not a private employer.

It is not at all uncommon in corporations for family members to hold positions of power and legally there is no difference in this respect between a company that has 10 employees and one that has 100,000.

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