I've recently taken a liking to a coworker and would like to ask her out on a date, however my friends tell me to be careful because that could be sexual harassment. What can I do to not make this sexual harassment? Do I have to ask her out outside of the work environment?
There should not normally be a problem if you are both employees and you are not her supervisor. I would certainly suggest that you review your employer's employee handbook for any guidelines that your employer may have regarding dating other employees.
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You might try a google scholar search on the subject of sexual harassment and then avoid the things considered as harassment. Simpy asking her out is not a problem. Legally. Keep in mind, she may not feel as you do and decline the opportunity to enjoy your company. Persistence on your part would then not be a good idea.
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