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Employment of Members of the Same Family/Household

The University encourages you to recommend friends and relatives for jobs within NYU. The following conditions apply:

  • Members of the same immediate family, or of the same household, cannot work in the same department without prior approval from the Director of Talent Management.
  • A supervisor/employee relationship between members of the same family or household may not exist at the time of hire or at any time thereafter.
  • One member of a family or household may not make decisions or recommendations concerning the conditions of employment, salary, or promotion of another member of the same family or household.

Employment restrictions regarding members of the same family apply equally to those whose living arrangements approximate family arrangements.

About This Policy

Effective Date: April 01, 2000
Issuing Authority: Office of Human Resources
Responsible Officer: Vice President
Office Name: Human Resources

Administrator and Professional, Office and Clerical (Local 3882), Laboratory and Technical (Local 3882), and Service Staff (Local 1, Local 810, and Non-Union) employees.

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