HR Strange But True!

This week we covered overtime, workers' comp, and bad behavior! This is you Strange But True week in review!

Overwhelming Overtime—‘Bionic Nurse’ Amasses Massive OT for Working 163 Days Straight—People in the Empire State are wondering how an employee amassed $630,000 of overtime in less than 5 years—no, that is not a typo! And many are wondering how she could work 163 days straight!

Smile! You’re on Workers’ Comp Camera, and We Saw What You Did!—Workers’ compensation stories never get old; and in Ohio, they seem to have a lot of stories related to workers’ comp fraud! In May of 2014, there were 14 people who were convicted of workers’ comp fraud! These convictions were the result of investigations conducted by the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation’s (BWC) Special Investigations Department (SID), which works to deter, detect, investigate, and prosecute workers’ compensation fraud.

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Vehicles Drive Wacky Worker Excuses for Bad Behavior—Vehicles are driving some wacky workers’ comp stories that resulted in fraud charges for a car driver and a bike rider.

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