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Are Political Discussions Off-Limits At Work?

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Are Political Discussions Off-Limits At Work?

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Are Political Discussions Off-Limits At Work?

Are Political Discussions Off-Limits At Work?

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With the presidential election fast approaching, it's getting increasingly difficult to avoid discussions of politics. Even in the workplace — where political talk is often taboo — there has been plenty of partisan chatter. Do you reveal your political leanings to your colleagues? Why or why not?

Guests:

Joel Klein, chancellor of New York City's Department of Education

Stacey Adams, employment lawyer with the New Jersey law firm Littler Mendelson

Andrew Ambrose, partner at Computer Zone, an IT service company in Minneapolis, Minn.

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