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Corporations Hiring Hooky Hunters 610

Posted by samzenpus
from the taking-a-personal-detective-day dept.
No longer satisfied with your crinkled doctor's note, a growing number of corporations are hiring "Hooky Detectives." Private investigator Rick Raymond says he's staked out bowling alleys, pro football games, weddings and even funerals looking for people using sick days. From the article: "Such techniques have become permissible at a time when workers are more likely to play hooky. Kronos, a workforce productivity firm in Chelmsford, Mass., recently found that 57 percent of salaried employees take sick days when they're not sick — almost a 20 percent increase from statistics gathered between 2006 and 2008."

Comment: Turner Diaries is racist trash (Score 1) 1141

by J_McFly (#33647456) Attached to: Hunters Shot Down Google Fiber
The Turner Diaries were written by a former leader of the National Alliance, basically the modern KKK, it's complete racist trash. If you want a decent read of the history and gun culture of the US find a pdf of Unintended Consequences by John Ross. Its long but well worth it as it covers from ~1900 to ~1999.

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