How do you deal with coworkers making offensive jokes/statements?
February 26,2020 at 6:26PM UTC
How do you handle coworkers that make offensive jokes or statements all the time? They have made fun of a company calling the whole company and all their workers autistic, they rant about how younger generations don't have common sense (which I am way younger than them), how technology has ruined society (we work in a tech firm), they make jokes about different nationalities, genders and gender preferences, religions, political beliefs, etc feeding into all the negative stereotypes. Two coworkers in particular, one of which I have to share an office with, make it a competition on who can come up with what jokes. Most of them are told inside my shared office. I am often offended/angry about their jokes, and I really don't get along with my office mate, but I'm not sure how to handle it. It is creating a toxic work environment for me, and anyone else who has to hear it.
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