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Outrageous excuses for calling in sick

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HC Online | 08 Nov 2013, 12:00 AM Agree 0
Ever heard a far-fetched excuse for an employee calling in sick? A new survey has put together a list of unbelievable justifications for missing work.
  • Deb | 08 Nov 2013, 01:31 PM Agree 0
    My best was a staff member who made a series of increasingly bizarre excuses, including she had been kidnapped and there were no planes back until the next day; she had run out of clean clothes; and the best one was that her best friend had died and she had to stay with her mother as she was out of her mind with grief - two days later her mother called asking if we had seen her as they hadn't spoken in months. On a serious note she was counselled between episodes, and ultimately terminated after the last one.
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