Political Debates around Brexit in the Workplace: How Do I Handle It?

Posted in : How do I handle it NI on 25 March 2019
Jack Balmer
Tughans

This month’s problem concerns:

“As an HR Manager, I try to keep the workplace free from any political debates which might be controversial or offensive. With Brexit looming, conversations between staff have become heated and I’m concerned that someone will cross the line and act in a discriminatory manner. How do I handle it?”

Brexit has dominated the news agenda over the last two years, and it’s no surprise that it has entered the workplace. Whilst it is impossible to prevent staff from discussing the issue entirely, you are right to consider the threshold for when “work appropriate” debate

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This article is correct at 25/03/2019
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Jack Balmer
Tughans

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