March Madness cost US employers $3.8 bln in productivity

March Madness is costing companies $3.8 bln in lost productivity.

March Madness is costing companies $3.8 bln in lost productivity. To arrive at that lost $3.8 bln, consultants Challenger, Gray & Christmas used data showing that some 41% of US workers, or about 58 mln people, consider themselves college basketball fans.