False harassment claims

I read a discussion here which basically said; A girl who worked in BBH partied with her MD and SVP every night. One of those night she went out alone with her MD and the MD made a move towards her and she declined and let her go home. The girl told the SVP about it and told him not to report it just yet. Later she sued the company for sexual harassment. Apparently both SVP and MD got fired and she got a quarter million dollars. I am almost always by the women's side on these issues but this seems unfair to me. Am I wrong? If she was going out with them every night why is it the companies responsibility?

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Comments (9)

Oct 26, 2018

I don't think you are wrong. That's fcked up.

Oct 27, 2018

Some people just love learning the hard way. Feel sorry the SVP though, no idea how he got caught

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Jan 8, 2019

Pussy is hell of a drug

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Jan 8, 2019

that's damn unfair

GunningForPortfolioManager

Jan 8, 2019

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Jan 8, 2019

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GunningForPortfolioManager

Jan 9, 2019

I'm not sure where the issue is here. The fact that the girl is partying with her SVP and MD doesn't give the MD any right to make a move. I don't think this sounds like assault or even really sexual harassment, but I also really doubt we're getting the whole story.

The fact that the SVP's advice gives the strong impression that they wanted to cover the whole thing up doesn't help the MD (or SVP, obviously) either.

I'm just a little confused as to why you keep conflating the going out, and the "making a move," which are pretty self-evidently two very different things. Moreover it's the company's responsibility because (a) it's two company employees, and (b) a third employee is discouraging the aggrieved party from going to HR. In what way is this not the company's responsibility?

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Jan 9, 2019

you have a point

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