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Report: Sad Federal Employees :(

jrichardson Wrote: Dec 17, 2012 10:24 AM
I don't have low job satisfaction I do what I did in the military. I take offense to catagorizing all Federal employees. Some of us have earned our postions and yes a lot have not. I never complain, I am all for the private sector I believe in capitalism but I also believe in a strong national defense. I do not feel guilty working for the Department of Defense I actually feel honored.
Illbay Wrote: Dec 17, 2012 4:43 PM
But you're exactly like all the other Fed employees...right?

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...