Reports say that the incident had taken place at the Road Development Authority (RDA) office in Udugampola.
According to the video, the female officer had been assaulted for a minor delay in finding a telephone number for the boss.
The video shows several male co-workers immediately rushing to the scene to her rescue. The female employee tearfully goes on to tell her co-workers how she has been continuously harassed by her boss.
A few weeks back, a doctor at the Karapitiya Teaching Hospital had said she was assaulted by her Consultant when was nine-weeks pregnant.