Attention MBTA Employees: PLEASE WAKE UP!

mbta sleeping

The MBTA is really cracking down. They’ve now made it a punishable offense for employees to sleep on the job.

How do those poor government-workers stand the pressure?

From the actual memo sent out today (watch for key phrase “effective immediately:):

Screen Shot 2014-02-06 at 11.46.21 AMSo if it’s “effective IMMEDIATELY,” that means it wasn’t the policy already?

Like I said–those government workers are really hustlin’, right!




Michael Graham
Radio talk show host, columnist for the Boston Herald, stand-up comic and former GOP political consultant. Learn more about Michael here.

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