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HR Happy Hour - Episode 78 - 'Politics, Religion, and Work'

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Steve Boese Trish McFarlane

Steve Boese Trish McFarlane


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HR Happy Hour - Episode 78 - 'Politics, Religion, and Work' Thursday December 9, 2010 When it comes to what drives alliances and differences in the workforce, generational lines have nothing on politics or religion. In a poll reported on by MSNBC just before the last election, over 70% of people admitted to not being able to control their passions when it comes to politics. Think about that... how many people get so worked up over their generation that they can't control their emotions? So on Thursday night, let's dive in. Here's what we already know: -The company policy exists. -It's bad business to discriminate for any reason, including religious or political beliefs. -It's also illegal. -It's socially dangerous to talk politics at work. -Religion and politics are both are facing major crises of confidence today. Bad business? Illegal? Social danger? Institutions in crisis? This is starting point... let's see where it goes. The great Jason Seiden, author of 'Super Staying Power' returns to the host's chair this week for what will be a lively and interesting show, I hope you can join in.