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That being said -- will involved in this and actually heard worker productivity which is why he Rogers is here and she wrote this great story -- actually keeping beautiful bogeys during March Madness that has been and I noticed on -- big -- -- schools.
Which by the way any gambling any winnings from office -- -- was to be taxable but no reaction reports that when that's name.
I could get you got people -- -- so obsessed with this yet I mean I'm like you I could care less right but I do now just like everyone else that it's starting this weekend break.
And play -- this means a lot of lost productivity in the office.
So I spoke with found employment practices advisors and -- -- -- of -- survey from challenger gray and Christmas the outplacement firm.
They say that business is losing millions of of dollars and ten hours every year but there employees going on gambling sites during the work -- streaming he deems.
Really this is all taking place you really need to be on top of this as a business owner and -- here employers employees know year.
-- stance on -- so the first thing that EPA says -- -- you is to reaffirm your T on gambling in the workplace.
You shouldn't really have this going on -- -- -- story on this when the Super -- is happening in figures that we just me your story out on the web right now about March Madness again.
Yes you really need to let them know that this won't be tolerated whether the bossy -- -- on -- are not.
Really it's a bad idea to be -- -- with your employees but they say to just three for your stance let them know that this -- -- going to be tolerated whether they're giving in on their own.
On -- gambling let's say there's a big pool going on in the office.
-- -- -- the next thing to you is.
Let them mayor's stance on Smartphones in the office cell -- and I can't see you because.
Just -- they're not streaming games on there work computer doesn't mean they're not under their desk looking like -- -- game on their Smartphone.
Which -- I don't -- exactly right so let them know your cell -- policy reaffirm that tail.
-- basically should be and exactly really shouldn't have -- -- but EPA did say you know.
Most business owners -- all look the other way if your gonna pick up your phone and make sure your son got home from school.
That's not a big deal can't you comment on them -- yourself on just like historic -- matter but.
Be texting and like any heat any basically any game playing machine yeah right exactly or taxing on they could be distraction to -- you want them to now that this isn't going to be put up -- The next thing to deal restrict these sites for your -- -- -- you don't plan -- higher IT department if you haven't appeared -- I don't.
Yes blocked sites and so there weren't written law isn't really -- -- -- million tons of money I don't know how are things like productivity so.
He acted kind of be the Green -- -- going in and restrict this sites for your workers but EPA to give us one good -- very of these employers they said.
You can have a weekly lunch meeting on Friday because March Madness is -- a huge waste of time for business owners because it's an entire month long yes -- like this Super Bowl X just one big -- right I -- leading up to these exactly yet -- fixated on monthlong sell and they're going to be fine and talking about it if you wanna have a one time Friday's they have to buy them -- -- that -- just.
Volume lunch together and let them kind of get -- out of their -- some.
It's a good compromise between totally -- restricting any talk of -- in the workplace which how can you really get you can't really do that but.
He kind of come off as the good guy and that situation do you hold the -- -- yeah and March Madness plunged again and -- on Friday the end EPA is he employment practices.
And advisors yes they have a website EPA advisors dot com and your -- -- on the website -- with a -- now Begin will March Madness that you in trouble at work.
And I understand.
-- -- outlook sorry I just can't say obviously we had Dennis neon and now we're busy talking about FBI crackdown on -- gambling sites it because it's you know you don't want them doing.
In your office but for some reason if they do you end up getting on one of those sites on it.
Business issues Smartphone -- computer -- sent out that memo saying that -- not condone being an illegal gambling ring in you don't want is being done in your office.
Your covered up that isn't it -- -- because that's another thing you can get.
In trouble with the -- -- and that's just goes to your original point of blocking the whole thing -- as awful as it sounds it's probably just easier.
Of course yes -- definitely blockage there is not gonna happen I'm sorry I mean forget about lost productivity don't want -- involved the break cracking down on you from.
From March Madness of all adding the act price -- -- he ideas or stories up on the website.
Keeping your workers there it is will March Madness even travel at work odds are good yes.
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