Employers are checking social media to see if workers are really sick

Employers use social media to verify sick calls

If you call out sick from work, be careful of what you post online.

A new

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found that more than a third of bosses have caught an employee lying about being sick by checking social media.

27 percent of those have been fired; 55 percent only got a talking to.

The study also found that the number of workers who give a fake-sick call has declined from 38 percent to 35 percent over the last year.