Human Resources News & Insights

Can’t work, but can officiate at soccer games

His disability record showed he couldn’t walk more than 20 yards at a time without severe pain, but he completed a 6.2-mile run.

Guy lies about jury duty to take 144 days off

The law’s pretty clear about allowing employees time off for jury duty. But here’s a case of extreme abuse of that right.

Employee fraud is a drag: Man collecting workers’ comp caught running in high heels

The man claimed he was too disabled to work at all. Then someone saw him on TV in drag, trying to win Hannah Montana concert tickets.

Workers’ comp fraud: Even police officers try it

Rightly or wrongly, employees in some professions have a reputation for trying to game the system through workers’ comp fraud. But a recent court decision in California shows fraud can hit a wide range of careers.