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Report: Sad Federal Employees :(

Mr Huehls Wrote: Dec 17, 2012 12:53 PM
GAO is supposed to liquidate the old stuff at a regional auction. The idiot that lets this stuff go is in for a nasty surprise if they are ever audited.
Jeff2422 Wrote: Dec 17, 2012 1:41 PM
What audit? Every time a general inspector comes in and makes a report of abuses, the politicians wink and nod at it. How do you think GSA became such a mess. There were numerous reports from audits, but nothing happened.

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...