The heightened awareness of workplace sexual harassment puts activities such as drinks after work, company barbecues and even what to say around the watercooler under new scrutiny as companies reconsider drawing lines that perhaps once were blurred.

One of the top issues on the minds of corporations and law firms is how to reckon with interoffice dating, and management attorneys said they're getting more calls these days about so-called "love contracts."

While some employers may ban office romances altogether, others require employees to sign consensual agreements that both acknowledge the relationship and company harassment policies, said Clarence Belnavis, a labor and employment partner at Fisher & Phillips.

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