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Re: a dumb query? pls humor me

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On 03/08/07 11:42, judd@wadsworth.org wrote:
> On  8 Mar, Freddy Freeloader wrote:
>> judd@wadsworth.org wrote:
>>> ...
>> I've worked at a government run healthcare facility, albeit in the 
>> maintenance department, and I was in culture shock after working in
>> the private sector all my life.  I couldn't believe the inefficiency
>> that was accepted as the norm and thus just winked at when it caused
>> major problems.
>> When an employee can sit in the library and read during the majority
>> of their work day, and critical maintenance that they are personally
>> responsible for such as cleaning out drip pans under refrigeration
>> coils in the meat coolers for the kitchen that supplies the meals for
>> all patients is neglected so long that pans with sides more than an
>> inch tall were dripping water over the sides of the pan because of
>> the mass of mold, slime and bacteria filling them, and the
>> maintenance records report that the work was done faithfully every
>> month for the past 5 years, while the supervisors laugh about it,
>> then the existing government run health system is thoroughly broken.
>      That type of nonsense shouldn't happen anywhere; I certainly
> wouldn't tolerate it in any staff that I supervised.

Are you a mid-level bureaucrat?

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