Workplace Romance

photoUntil now, sexual harassment seemed like a simple matter. If a supervisor behaved inappropriately with an employee, that employee could sue.

But a California court ruling just broadened the rules to include "sexual favoritism." That means that employees can sue if other employees are having sex with the boss and getting preferential treatment. Could this spell the end of all office romance?

Hear about the significance of the California court ruling on "sexual favoritism" in the workplace and hear some sordid stories.


Scott Graham, Editor in Chief of "Cal Law"

Barbara Lawless, counsel for Edna Miller in Miller v. (Calif)
Dept of Corrections

Joseph Tanenbaum, attorney and expert on sexual harrassment at Nixon Peabody LLPBarbara Gutek, professor of management at the University of Arizona

This program aired on August 15, 2005. The audio for this program is not available.


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