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Top 10 worst excuses for absence

Top 10 worst excuses for absence

How many members of your staff have called in sick today?

It is Monday after all, meaning a few employees who overindulged will perhaps feign a cough or a cold. But there are some excuses which are so excessive and exaggerated that you can’t help but laugh at the absurdity of it.

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Comments (1)

  • PeopleHR
    Thu, 2 Mar 2017 8:56am GMT
    Some of these are pretty ridiculous. But I am sure you could tackle almost all of them, if you're a smart HR guy or gal. For example, you could keep a few sets of spare, clean uniform at the workplace for times when people's trousers are in the wash, or their shoes have been eaten by a dog. "I have no way to get to work" is a tricky one. I'd like to hear how some of the readers here tackle that one.