We all know that HR is never boring. But sometimes it can get downright strange...
One less excuse
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has withdrawn a light-hearted
excuse form that allowed Pittsburgh-area commuters to blame their tardiness on a highway construction
The project, at the Fort Pitt Tunnel and Bridge in Pittsburgh,
is expected to snarl area traffic for several months. At the beginning of this
week, the transportation department's Web site offered a form that people
could download and present to their bosses - complete with an entire array of tardiness excuses from which to choose. The form came with a signature from a department spokesman.
But as publicity about the spoof widened, the agency decided to yank the link
from its Web site. The department says it was only meant as an April Fool's
Press, via Yahoo!