Politically Biased Treatment at Work Is Increasing

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Complaints of politically biased treatment at work have doubled since before the pandemic, according to new research by the Society for Human Resource Management.

About a quarter of US employees say they’ve experienced biased treatment because of their political affiliations — either preferential dealings or undue negative actions on the basis of their political opinions — compared to just 12% of workers in 2019, according to a survey of over 500 Americans conducted by SHRM in late August.

The study found that about 30% of supervisors would be hesitant to hire someone who disclosed extremely conservative beliefs, while 20% said the same for a candidate who expressed extremely liberal beliefs.

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