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Report: Sad Federal Employees :(

Mr Huehls Wrote: Dec 17, 2012 1:08 PM
Well, what a surprise, unexpectedly the department with the lowest level of repetitive, uncreative, most routine work has low morale. TSA does a job with bureaucratic rules with no review of effectiveness, and too many rules that should be guidelines calling for screening, and profiling, that they make travel by air a very undesirable activity. Look at El Al for the sake of all concerned, please! I've flown El Al across the Atlantic, and prefer them above all others. El Al does not use TSA! They do not trust them! El Al uses their own well trained IDF veterans that speak multiple languages, have world travel and living experiences, and some serious forensic training. El Al is safe.

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...