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2016’s most ridiculous late-to-work excuses
A company’s success owes a lot to teamwork, which can be challenged by absentee or tardy employees. Four in 10 employers report have fired someone for being consistently late, according to a recent survey by CareerBuilder. Traffic is the most common cause of tardiness among employees (53%), followed by oversleeping (33%) and bad weather (28%). But those are just the tip of the iceberg. Here are some of the most bizarre reasons employees have actually said they were late to work.

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