THE FALLOUT FROM NEWSOM’S AFFAIR / LEGAL INS AND OUTS: City code appears not to cover the issue

By Robert Selna

However, the city's rules on sexual harassment, which spell out the conduct under which employers can be sued, are another matter… "There can be a perception of favoritism that the employee involved in the sexual relationship has an advantage over the other employees," said Stephanie Doria, an employment law specialist based in San Francisco.