It's Inappropriate, but Is It Illegal? 7 Iffy Office Scenarios

Your Answer to the Question of "Can They Ask That??"

Are your workplace words and actions fun and harmless, or are you violating federal laws? Since people have various thresholds of what is appropriate and what is not, the answer is rarely black and white.

This article explores seven scenarios that are at the very least inappropriate, but at their worst can eventually lead to loss of employment, an eroded reputation, and sometimes even legal action.