Suppose there are two family members working in the same place, hired and retained through their own merit. (That is not nepotism.) Is there a word or phrase that can get the situation across succinctly?

  • Related co-workers (or colleagues). You may have to clarify "related".
    – Dan Bron
    Sep 10, 2016 at 13:00

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Incidentally, they are related (as so-and-so).


incidentally ADVERB

1 [SENTENCE ADVERB] Used to add a further comment or a remark unconnected to the current subject; by the way: incidentally, it was many months before the whole truth was discovered

2 In an incidental manner; as a chance occurrence: the infection was discovered only incidentally at post-mortem examination

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