Office Romance and Sexual Harassment - Knowing the Difference
February 14, 2019| By Mindy Pollack
Region: North America
Is the #MeToo movement influencing workplace behaviors?
The spectrum runs from having lunch and a drink to asking for sexual favors and persistent unwanted attention. Inviting a colleague for lunch is, for most, a normal and innocent part of the work world. But something different happens when we get to sexual jokes and then jump to more personal and intrusive actions.
- Comments of EEOC Acting Chair Victoria Lipnic at American Conference Institute EPLI seminar on January 29, 2019.
- 2018 Vault Office Romance Survey; Survey of sexual harassment in the workplace, LeanIn.Org.
- 2018 Vault Office Romance Survey, (see note 2).
- The American Family Survey (2018), The Brookings Institution.