In Florida, a misdemeanor
battery can be committed if the defendant touches the victim in an offensive manner. Thus, potentially, slapping someone on the butt could be offensive, and therefore battery.
Your boss would not be able to press charges against you. The boyfriend would have to do it.
Hopefully, since this is being threatened, there were other witnesses at work who could testify that the boyfriend did not seem offended by the contact.
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