What to do if I am a 24-year-old female working in an office for a 40-year-old male who is making persistent unwanted advances toward me?

UPDATED: Feb 21, 2012

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What to do if I am a 24-year-old female working in an office for a 40-year-old male who is making persistent unwanted advances toward me?

I have several conversations saved showing how inappropriate my boss is. He is constantly sending me instant messages throughout the work day saying things like, “If given the chance I would show you every day how amazing you are. You can’t blame a guy for trying…continually. There has to be something said for perseverance!…I know an amazing thing when I see it and I would hate if I didn’t do everything I could to make it happen…if you EVER change your mind about allowing me to take you out…I WANT TO KNOW” and it doesn’t stop there. Is this worth pursuing as a sexual harassment case?

Asked on February 21, 2012 under Employment Labor Law, Maryland

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