Thank you for this outstanding article.
I am from California, my husband is from Nevada. We were in Nevada this summer discussing this very topic. Two of Jim’s small-business-owning brothers had more disturbing stories.
In Reno, Nev., when you call in sick you are (rightfully) paid. However, the government employee who works for you then gets time and a half. Apparently there was a scheme where firefighters intentionally called in sick and their buddies would cover that shift.
They racked up quite a nice supplement salary. Read More»