Fraternization in the workplace is often frowned upon because it can negatively affect work performance and might compromise the integrity of the company. You may get fired if the fraternization interferes with your work or goes against company policy.
Can you get fired for accidentally falling asleep at work?
Sleeping while on duty or sleeping on the job – falling asleep while one is not supposed to– is considered gross misconduct and grounds for disciplinary action, including termination of employment, in some occupations.
Can I get sacked for falling asleep at work?
But if the behaviour continues and is due to lifestyle choices, then sleeping on the job disciplinary action is your next course of action. As its an act of gross misconduct, you can mark the behaviour as serious insubordination—or you can take actions such as suspending the employee or terminating their contract.