Is an employer liable for quid pro quo sexual harassment?

Quid pro quo harassment is a specific form of sexual harassment that occurs wherein the conditions of a workers job are directly affected by his or her willingness to engage in sexual activity. For example, if your boss tells you that you will get a promotion if you sleep with him or her, this could be an example of quid pro quo harassment. Whether or not the employer is actually going to be liable for quid pro quo sexual harassment will depend on a number of factors.

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