Question: Can you sue your boss for sleeping with you?

Can I sue my boss for sleeping with me?

SAN FRANCISCO — Workers who lose promotions to colleagues who are sleeping with the boss can sue their employers for sexual harassment, the California Supreme Court ruled Monday. Previously, only the worker who had the affair or received unwanted sexual attention could prevail in California.

Can you get sacked for sleeping with your boss?

Do I have to? Everyone is entitled to a private life and having a relationship with a colleague should not be a sacking offence. If you have been sacked just because of the affair, and have sufficient service, then you can make a complaint of unfair dismissal to an Employment Tribunal.

Can I sue my boss for emotional distress?

If you suffered emotional distress as a result of job stress or because your employer or coworkers acted negligently or intentionally, you may be able to sue them to seek compensation for your damages. In that case, both the employee and employer may be held liable for your emotional distress — and damages.

Is it OK to date your boss?

Can you date your boss legally? There is no law against dating ones boss. But many companies have policies in place that restrict bosses and managers from dating subordinate employees. If your company does have a policy in place, they could require that one of you quit or move departments.

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