According to the Daily Mail of October 27, nearly 30 percent of workers called in sick when they were not, last year, found a nationwide US survey.
The survey, including more than 3,100 workers and more than 2,400 employers, asked employers to list the most unusual reasons for employees not making it to the office.
The survey revealed that some of the wilder excuses ranged from a chicken attack, a hair transplant gone wrong - and one employee who managed to phone in with one hand to say his other hand was stuck in a bowling ball.
However, workers playing hooky without a plausible reason should be warned. About 30 percent of employers who responded to the survey said they checked up on employees when they called in sick, and 16 percent said they had fired an employee for missing a day of work without a good excuse.
On the bright side, more than half of all employers surveyed said they do allowed their employees to take "mental health days".
2010-10-31 22:46 编辑：kuaileyingyu
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