According to the EEOC, "Harassment can include 'sexual harassment' or unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical harassment of a sexual nature." The EEOC also explains that the victim can be harassed by a co-worker, an outside vendor or visitor to the workplace, or the employee's supervisor.It is in this latter instance, where the relationships between supervisors and employees can become a problem in the workplace.The dating or fraternization policy adopted by an organization reflects the culture of the organization.Employee oriented, forward thinking workplaces recognize that one of the places that employees meet their eventual spouse or partner is at work.
Segal is a partner in the Philadelphia office of law firm Duane Morris LLP. Not wanting to say what she really feels (“I’d rather hang by pins in my eyes than date you”), she says “I’m busy.” The boss hears, “She’d love to, but she can’t this time.” So he asks again. Now back to the scenario of the supervisor who asked for a date, the subordinate refused, and it appeared that there was no harassment.If you are on a personal connection, like at home, you can run an anti-virus scan on your device to make sure it is not infected with malware.If you are at an office or shared network, you can ask the network administrator to run a scan across the network looking for misconfigured or infected devices.Re: supervisor dating employee That's classic grounds for supervisors to get fired and the company to get sued. IF you are a wronged individual, meaning the victim of favoritism toward the girlfriend, feel free to contact me.If you're the supervisor about to be fired, definitely contact me.