Happy hour fraught with peril for workers: Survey

Workers drink too much, kiss colleagues and sing karaoke
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|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 07/30/2008

Happy hour is a time to unwind after a hard day's work and can be a chance for colleagues to bond. However, a recent survey by CareerBuilder.com found happy hour can turn decidedly unhappy for some workers.

The following are some of the regrettable activities workers engaged in during happy hour celebrations with colleagues:

• 16 per cent said they talked negatively or inappropriately about a co-worker or manager.