Alienation of affection and liablity


#1

You could, without divulging information contact the gym and ask if they have a policy about their employees interactions with their members. For example, would it be against their company policy for an employee to socialize or date a member? Depending on the number of other wives that this person is “training” it may be in the company’s best interest to at least be informed that there could be legal action against this person due to this matter.
I’m not sure about the liability part, but I would think that would also depend on whether or not the company trained him for this specific position.


#2

I’ve, anomyomous, requested a copy of their policy on dating members.


#3

I got a reponse claiming the a third party subcontracts out the trainers. While true in most of their locations, its not true at this location. Should I continue to push for the policy though anomymous channels or should I go through legal channels?


#4

The gym is not liable for the employee’s conduct in this instance.

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#5

If my wife had an affair with a personnel trainer at a major gym chain, do they, the gym, have any liablity? Or could this be a case of them potentially hoping to completely avoid any bad press, and offer a small monetary settlement, along with terminating the trainer.

thank you for your time,

Concerned Husband