What NOT to do if you want to skip work

HRM 14 Dec 2012

An office worker in Singapore decided that he did not want to turn up at work on July 31 this year, and decided to tell a lie that he had to spend the whole day in court.

Damien Yue, 27, certainly got into more trouble than it was worth.

He showed his supervisor a police notice of warning for a sex act issued to him. It was dated the day he missed work and was purportedly issued by the Criminal Investigation Department (CID).

Thankfully, a savvy HR manager called the CID and discovered  that no such warning has been issued. Investigations showed that he had been previously issued a police warning notice for a sex offence in March 2006.

Yue was recently fined $5,000.



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