CareerBuilder sick days survey out on weirdest excuses

October 25, 2013 (CHICAGO)

CareerBuilder's annual survey of sick days is out, along with the "creative excuses" workers have given for calling in sick.

According to the study, nearly one-third of workers have called in sick when not actually ill. Some of the most original excuses include: a swarm of bees has surrounded my vehicle, so I can't make it in.

Another claimed to have received a threatening phone call from the electric company and needed to report it to the FBI. One employee took a sick day because his fake eye was falling out of its socket.

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