Employee promoted twice accused of sleeping with boss for promotions

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A female worker at a tech company was recently promoted to a managerial position, but her celebratory night out with coworkers took a turn for the worse when they made inappropriate jokes about her relationship with her boss. The coworkers insinuated that she slept with him to get the promotion, which angered and embarrassed her. She left the celebration and later yelled at the coworkers when they tried to make amends. The woman's brother recommended she post her story on a popular platform to see if she was in the wrong. Read on to find out whether the woman was justified in her reaction or if she was in fact the a**hole in this situation.

Newbie on platform seeks advice for brother's dilemma 🤔

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From lowest rank to manager, but at what cost? 👀

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Office romance or promotion scandal? An inside look 🔍

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Love or Career? Employee accused of sleeping with boss for promotion.

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Celebrating promotion with coworkers at a bar - wholesome or not?

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Female colleague makes inappropriate comment about promotion and sexuality.

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Sexual harassment disguised as a joke in the workplace 😒

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Employee accuses boss of using relationship for promotions. 😱

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Employee stands up to accusations of sleeping with boss for promotion

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Coworkers gaslighted employee after accusing of sleeping with boss for promotions

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Employee shuts down sexual harassment with HR threat. 👊

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Employee unsure if they were right to confront boss and brother.

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Employee considers options after boss denies dating policy accusation

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Coworkers react to employee's scandalous accusations in the workplace 👀

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Employee accused of sleeping with boss for promotions under investigation 🕵️

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Employee fears losing promotion due to accusations of misconduct.

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Overlooked apology and focus on relationship with boss for promotions 🤔

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Standing up to workplace harassment, reporting can make a difference 👏

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One person leaves after accusations of office affair for promotions.

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The boss investigates possible favoritism towards employee's promotion 🤔

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Employee seeks HR help after accusation of sleeping with boss.

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Employee denies sleeping with boss for promotions, defends promotion as fair.

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Employee accused of sleeping with boss for promotions; faces investigation

A female employee at a tech company has been accused by her coworkers of sleeping with her boss to get promoted twice. After a celebratory night out with colleagues, the woman was subjected to lewd comments and jokes about her supposed sexual relationship with her boss. Despite speaking to her boss about the matter, the woman's coworkers continued to make fun of her and question the legitimacy of her promotions. As a result, the employee has decided to file a report with HR and an investigation is underway to determine if the employee was the best candidate for the promotion or if there was any wrongdoing involved. While the company does not have a dating policy in place, the employee's personal life and relationships with her superiors are now under scrutiny. This situation raises important questions about workplace relationships and how they can impact an employee's career progression. Stay tuned for the comments and reactions to this controversial issue.

Stand up for yourself and report to HR. NTA 👍

Technical-Dish3261 | Technical-Dish3261

Crush misogyny, report to HR. NTA for standing up.

NatashOverWorld | NatashOverWorld

Dating the boss for promotions: co-workers spoke, OP pays.

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Confirming suspicions through workplace rumors, NTA receives backlash.

__redruM | __redruM

Dating your boss: Career suicide or shortcut to promotion? 🤔

kellyoohh | kellyoohh

Employee accused of sleeping with boss for promotions, not the a**hole

throwitallawayjohnny | throwitallawayjohnny

Congrats on well-earned promotions! Exert your authority and demand respect 🎉💪

JipC1963 | JipC1963

Stand up against workplace bullying. You're NTA! 💪

HaviMommy | HaviMommy

Speak up without fear! NTA. Report to HR 👏

Snoo_33033 | Snoo_33033

Everyone's at fault here. 🙄

CrystalizedinCali | CrystalizedinCali

Commenter defends OP but points out naivety in situation.

Knitiotsavant | Knitiotsavant

Congratulations on the promotions! Stand up for yourself professionally 🙌

Oy-of-the-Katet | Oy-of-the-Katet

Bullying is never okay, but concerns about favoritism should be reported 🤔

Rap-oleon_Bonaparte | Rap-oleon_Bonaparte

Encouraging speaking up against workplace misconduct ✍

La5anG | La5anG

Commenter accused of projecting insecurities about promotions and relationships.

Substantial-Chef-198 | Substantial-Chef-198

Romantic involvement with boss leads to promotions, perceived as nepotism.

Hachi707 | Hachi707

The dangers of sleeping with your boss for promotions 😴👩‍💼

pcapdata | pcapdata

Sleeping with the boss and celebrating with co-workers? YTA 😴🤫

YZY21 | YZY21

Sleeping with the boss for promotions? YTA, don't shit where you eat 😬

UnusualStephen | UnusualStephen

Stand up against sexual harassment, go straight to HR 💪

libraryofweird | libraryofweird

Watch out for company policies before reporting coworkers' behavior ⚠️

yesssssssssss99999 | yesssssssssss99999

NTA calls out harassment outside of workplace and verbal abuse.

Mg962 | Mg962

Standing up to workplace harassment. NTA for taking action.

QueenMother81 | QueenMother81

Standing up to workplace harassment is commendable and empowering! ✊🏽

RarePoniesNFT | RarePoniesNFT

Supportive comment denounces workplace toxicity towards female employee. ❤️

Cheese_Dinosaur | Cheese_Dinosaur

Navigating workplace harassment and HR: A cautionary tale. 🤷‍♀️

snorelle | snorelle

Dating your boss can lead to favoritism and ethical concerns 😬

FjordReject | FjordReject

Office romance leads to questioning promotions and assumptions.

SWC8181 | SWC8181

Playing the game or crossing the line? Navigating promotions ethically. 🕵️‍♀️

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Employee accused of sleeping with boss, advised to handle accusations calmly.

Odd_Rutabaga_7810 | Odd_Rutabaga_7810

Stand up against workplace harassment! 🚫 Report to HR

ImpressBoring8503 | ImpressBoring8503

A messy situation with no winners 😬

lewger | lewger

NTA co-worker's comments HR-worthy. Keep it professional 😒

Mammoth_Engineer_477 | Mammoth_Engineer_477

Standing up to workplace harassment is no joke 👏

lemonlimeaardvark | lemonlimeaardvark

Employee accused of sleeping with boss for promotions. YTA.

maddxav | maddxav

Accusations of promotion through sexual favors at work 🤔

Splunkzop | Splunkzop

A messy situation with no clear winner. 💔

crissy129 | crissy129

Commenter calls out employee's unethical behavior while highlighting issue's prevalence.

HammerHammerDrill | HammerHammerDrill

Employee accused of sleeping with boss for promotions, ESH.

Lonesomecheese | Lonesomecheese

Commenter sees through the insecurity masked as a promotion.

L3mth6 | L3mth6

Relationship with boss leads to accusations and company chaos. ESH.

MissKhloette | MissKhloette

Dating the boss? YTA. Promotions twice? Suspect. 🤔

dontkysur2sexy | dontkysur2sexy

Commenter sympathizes with OP's experience of entitled coworkers

raeseri_ | raeseri_

Commenter advises reporting harassment by colleague spreading rumors.

Blurple-wolf | Blurple-wolf

Avoid inappropriate conflicts of interest at work to maintain harmony ⚖️

TwoCenturyVoid | TwoCenturyVoid

Employee accuses boss of sexual coercion for promotions. NTA response.

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Employee accused of sleeping with boss for promotions, called out as YTA.

MystifiedByPeople | MystifiedByPeople

NSFW post sparks agreement that everyone sucks here 😑

SuperbTap2562 | SuperbTap2562

Female employee stands up against sexist joke. NTA 👏

MissLyzzie | MissLyzzie

Navigating workplace relationships and promotions is tricky. 🤔

Double-Researcher-42 | Double-Researcher-42

Inappropriate relationship and comments, no HR report possible. ESH.

RVAforthewin | RVAforthewin

Dating your boss doesn't make you an AH, but sexual harassment does. NTA.

DKAlm | DKAlm

Navigating workplace romance with a boss: a no-win situation 😔

Jazzlike_Mission2651 | Jazzlike_Mission2651

Dating the boss and getting promoted twice? ESH. 😬

BergamotDragon | BergamotDragon

Grammar police on duty 🚨👮‍♀️ Correcting 'paid' to 'payed'

auntiecoagulant | auntiecoagulant

Dating your boss can lead to professional and personal consequences 😬

frozenmoose55 | frozenmoose55

Commenter tells employee accused of sleeping with boss to find new job and keep it in their pants 💼👖

fun_guy02142 | fun_guy02142

Curious comment seeks more details about scandalous workplace affair 👀

celex_bell | celex_bell

Standing up to inappropriate behavior in the workplace is crucial 💪

Cankles4U | Cankles4U

Stand up for yourself! NTA, report the harassment to HR 🚫👀

SupermarketSpiritual | SupermarketSpiritual

Employee accused of sleeping with boss for promotions, YTA.

k9andboylover | k9andboylover

Employee accused of sleeping with boss for promotions, ESH.

BooksAndStarsLover | BooksAndStarsLover

Career advice for sleeping with the boss. YTA.

Restil | Restil

OP's unethical behavior puts all jobs at risk. 🤔

nikkibnikkib | nikkibnikkib

Dating a coworker can lead to conflicts and harassment charges ⚠️

kaisong | kaisong

Take action now! File a complaint with EEOC website 💪

yavanna12 | yavanna12

Accused of sleeping with boss for promotions 💤👩‍💼👨‍💼

zbornakingthestone | zbornakingthestone

Shitty boss favors employee he slept with? Toxic workplace alert 🚨

Probable_lost_cause | Probable_lost_cause

Standing up against workplace harassment. Good on you! 👍

inkyandthepen | inkyandthepen

Speak up against sexual harassment. Report to HR. #NotTheA**hole

Inrvt | Inrvt

Fellow woman in tech calls out incompetence and unprofessional behavior 💻

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Sleeping with the boss for promotions? Yikes, major YTA 👀

Legitimate-Produce-1 | Legitimate-Produce-1

Toxic work environment? 🤢 Time to job hunt! 🏃‍♀️

Darkphoenyx27 | Darkphoenyx27

Standing up against workplace harassment is never easy 💪

thefanciestcat | thefanciestcat

Accused employee faces backlash after freak out over YTA comment.

LongjumpingBid9706 | LongjumpingBid9706

Setting boundaries: Comment shuts down inappropriate jokes.

FrappyHourVeteran | FrappyHourVeteran

Employee accused of sleeping with boss for promotions, blames others. 🤦‍♂️

twiddlywerp | twiddlywerp

Accused of sleeping with boss for promotions - YTA responds

rawnarock | rawnarock

Report workplace sexual harassment, NTA for standing up for yourself.

Fresh_Establishment2 | Fresh_Establishment2

Speak up for yourself, even if it's outside of work. 👍

emccm | emccm

Addressing rumors about a promotion, be prepared for consequences ⚠️

clave0051 | clave0051

Co-worker's inappropriate comments about boss-employee relationship

EM_I6 | EM_I6

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