Is it possible to bring a sexual harassment claim after a voluntary workplace relationship ends?

The end of a voluntary workplace love affair, especially when one party does not want the relationship to end, can sometimes lead to cases of sexual harassment.In legal terminology, this type of sexual harassment situation is known as “quid pro quo,” a phrase that literally means “this for that.” This situation typically occurs when one member of the voluntary relationship occupies a position of power relative to the other, and unfortunately decides to use that position of power to convince the other party to engage with him or her in a sexual context.

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