A woman in Norfolk, in southern Virginia has been receiving salary for the past 12 years. This is not about the US debt negotiations or recent recession. She was fired 12 years ago. Yet, the pay from the Norfolk Community Services Board kept coming in.
According to the report, “for the last 12 years the agency has been paying her $25,000 to $40,000 a year with full benefits even though McGlone was not coming to work. Also, she was given regular pay raises.”
Nix everything you have read here about pay raises and how to negotiate them.