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Also, you should never conduct any business related to your second job while working for the first employer, which includes phone calls, e-mails, and use of your primary employer's supplies or business contacts.
Some companies concerned about sexual harassment have instituted strict "anti-nepotism" or dating policies which seek to prevent workers from dating certain or all coworkers.
For more information see the Workplace Fairness page dedicated to Social Networking and Computer Privacy.
Additional information can also be found at the Electronic Frontier Foundation's Blogger's FAQ on Labor Law.
For more information on these laws, see our site's page on political activity retaliation.) If it is essential for you to moonlight for financial reasons, or you are gaining experience which might help you advance within your current company, then you may wish to talk to your supervisor or someone in your company's human resources department to find out the reason behind the company's policy, and to see whether your employer is willing to make an exception to the policy.
If they understand that your primary loyalty is to your full-time job, and respect the reasoning behind your need to moonlight, then you will have resolved this issue in a way that doesn't risk your full-time employment.
(However, if you live in a state with a law restricting an employer's ability to fire you for "lawful conduct outside of work," that law might offer some protection.Generally, an employer can fire you for having a personal website or blog that it deems inappropriate, with very limited exceptions.Even if you have a non-work related website that you don't access from your office, employers can fire you if they feel the content on your personal site or blog is offensive to them or to potential clients, or reflects badly on the company.There is no single law protecting the rights of employees while they are off work.