The Early Edition | Nov 22, 2012 | 6:15

Gossip in the workplace

It can happen in the lunch room, in someone's office or on the carpool drive home. No one seems to like the behaviour, but it persists and Dr. Jennifer Newman has some tips on how to deal with workplace gossip.

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