We all have those coworkers that just sit there and talk all day. Usually about nothing but some will brag about their pets or kids or sports team. A new study has been done with the American Psychological Association and it shows that more than half of Americans admit to discussing politics since the election.
Politics is #1
31% have witnessed a fight about politics in the office
15% have gotten into a dispute themselves over the subject
40% of workers say the political talk has led to negative outcomes like being less productive, difficulty getting work done, having a negative view of colleagues, and more workplace hostility.
And more than a quarter of people surveyed (26%) say they feel tense or stressed out because of it.
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