Sexual Harassment – is it my fault if I don’t stop it?

For the past year I’ve been dealing with sexual harassment. I work alone with my boss, supporting him with his work.  There are no other employees. In general, the harassment has been a lot of unwanted flirtation, unwanted physical comments/flattery and repeated requests to meet outside of work. Very rarely, it has been unwanted physical contact.  The harassment has been mild, the kind I would tolerate from a coworker, but that is uncomfortable coming from someone who outranks you.

 

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