HR Strange But True!
April 01, 2005

We all know that HR is never dull. But sometimes it can get downright strange...

And you thought postal workers got a bad rap because of Newman, the less-than-dedicated mailman on the TV sitcom Seinfeld. Turns out there's a real-life Newman out there.

Police in Franklin, Indiana, say they were invesigating a domestic dispute at the home of mailman Glenn Snow when they discovered several bags and boxes of undelivered mail, dating from 1996 to 1999.

A female roommate told investigators that Snow did not deliver the mail because...well, it was just too much, according to a police report.

Here's the kicker: The mail is so old now that Snow is unlikely to be charged with theft. All of it appears to be more than 5 years old, so the statute of limitations has passed, Franklin Police Chief John Borges said.

Source: The Associated Press, via Yahoo!

That should make for an interesting performance review. Do supervisors at your company know how to conduct reviews? Make sure they know by distributing Performance Appraisals, a pamphlet from BLR.
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