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  • 05/06/2015
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I’m in fear of supervisor who wastes state funds. He also watches sports events, since I have no interest in watching tv on the clock what should I do?

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  1. lamjam
    May 6, 2015 Reply

    go up the chain of command. I highly doubt he is forcing you to watch tv. go outside and train or mow the lawn. You dont have to sit there and watch tv

  2. Hutch
    May 6, 2015 Reply

    Have you tried talking directly to him about it? If one of my employees came to me with an issue with another individual (above or belowe them) and had not tried to take care of it at the lowest level I would ask them to try and work it out themselves before I got involved.

  3. Brad
    May 6, 2015 Reply

    How is he wasting Funds? If it’s a big enough waste, I would mention it to your next in line supervisor. If he is your next in line sup, take it above him.

  4. Ken Crawford
    May 6, 2015 Reply

    Ok I came from the land of 0900-1800 fed world, but you said State funds which suggest your are on a 24 duty. I have lots of friends and family who work those shifts and they do watch TV, listen to radio during there shift. That of course is after they and their equipment is already to go, to meeting Agency response time.. Hell they even nap! Are they wasting funds? I don’t think so. They are paid to be available, which they are. Please clarify your situation.

  5. lackey
    May 7, 2015 Reply

    Decision making versus decision making with values two sides to the argument

  6. mark
    May 7, 2015 Reply

    No welcome back? Keep it simple all the time. I kicked the can all can come out who are playing.

  7. Will
    May 27, 2015 Reply

    I kind of agree with the first comment. I think you always learn from supervisors. It might be things that you want to carry as traits in your career, or it might be bad traits to disregard in your career. Just stay busy training, observing, and making yourself better. The right people will notice who are doing thier jobs.

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