Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary
(kwid pro kwoh) Latin for "this for that." A quid pro quo is what each person in a deal expects to get from the other. In employment law, quid pro quo sometimes refers to a type of sexual harassment in which workplace rewards are explicitly linked to the victim's willingness to submit to unwanted sexual advances. ("If you agree to go out with me, you'll be first in line for promotion.")
Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.
August 19, 2010, 5:22 pm