Wednesday, August 12, 2009
Glenna Herald sends us a link to this msnbc.com article by Kiri Blakely: Where "omg, u look gr8" Can Land You in Court. She writes that "[s]exual harassment isn't about being chased around the desk anymore. It's about flirtation, subtle power plays, retaliation and, of course, text messages."
Those subtle areas can include everything from flirtation at a company party to a complimentary text message or an unwelcome invitation to discuss the latest project over dinner or drinks. "There's been a new generation of confusion in this area," says Jay Zweig, an employment lawyer with Bryan Cave in Phoenix.