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Harris and Naida are colleagues, not in a direct reporting relationship, and started dating. They are both very private people and agreed to tell no one at the office about their relationship. Yesterday, an HR representative called Naida to ask her a few questions about Harris because he is the subject of an investigation involving possible embezzlement of thousands of dollars. The investigator asked Naida how long she knew Harris, the nature of their work relationship, and her general opinion of him. The interview took about an hour and the investigator never asked about the nature of the personal relationship between Harris and Naida. At the end of the interview the investigator asked: "Is there anything else relevant that you think I should know?" Naida said "no."

Did Naida have a duty to report her relationship to Harris?

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Correct Answer — Yes

The level of their relationship is important and should have been disclosed by Naida. While there is nothing improper about their relationship, this information will help the investigator tailor her questions to Naida and would assist the investigator in determining the validity of the allegation against Harris. All investigations are conducted with the highest of confidentiality, and the information regarding Naida and Harris' relationship will stay within the investigation process.

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