When does human interaction become workplace sexual harassment?

Avant's employment law expert Sonya Black highlights how a provocation can become professional misconduct

If you are approached for sex [by a senior medical colleague], probably the safest thing to do in terms of your career is to comply with the request; the worst thing you can possibly do is to complain…”

In 2015, this comment by a senior surgeon, referred to surgical trainees but it drew attention to the pervasiveness of sexual harassment across the medical