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Schoolgirl outsources homework to dad's staff; Faxing embraced in Japan; $500-million sick day; Student sues professor for poor grade
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 04/08/2013

A $500-million sick day

PORTLAND, MAINE — We’ve all had days where we didn’t want to go to work. But not many of us can say we caused US$500-million damage to a nuclear submarine so we could stay home and relax. That’s a claim one civilian painter can make after he twice set fires on a United States Navy nuclear submarine last year so he could get out of work. Casey Fury, 25, was sentenced to 17 years in jail for the damage he caused to the USS Miami attack submarine that was in a shipyard for maintenance work.

Schoolgirl outsources homework – to her dad’s staff