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Report: Sad Federal Employees :(

Bill1260 Wrote: Dec 17, 2012 4:58 PM
Boo friggin' hoo! They may have had their salaries frozen but they are still categorically paid more per position than a similar slot in the private sector. Thank you, Lodestar for the stats on that.

Federal employees are overpaid and underworked (probably a good thing), but a tear-jerker in today’s Washington Post reports that “job satisfaction across the government has hit its lowest point in almost a decade”:

It’s no secret that federal workers are feeling worn down. They’ve had their salaries frozen and are at the center of a partisan debate over the value of their work. A report due out Thursday, based on the largest sample ever of the workforce of 2 million, confirms a steady decline in morale...