As school children most of us looked forward to swapping Valentines with classmates. We all did it, working diligently from lists of classmates so no one was forgotten and it was safe to give your secret crush a Valentine's Day card without letting the secret out of the bag. But the office is not a classroom and the rules for Valentine's Day at work are very different.
But celebrating "V Day" at work can be a bad idea - and in some cases, a violation of discrimination laws. Here are pitfalls, and other things you can do if you want to do something thoughtful for employees without running the risk of getting hit with a sexual harassment lawsuit.