When You WORK for an Organization

…signed a contract that says you “can be required to serve anywhere in the world under penalty of dismissal with limited exceptions”, still take your paycheck home every other week and use your bountiful benefits, you DON’T get to decide you suddenly aren’t available because the CEO needs you someplace sucky. And maybe you don’t agree with why, but you should have said something at the beginning and then quit out of principle…

Nearly half of U.S. diplomats unwilling to volunteer to work in Iraq say one reason for their refusal is they don’t agree with the Bush administration’s policies in the country, according to a survey released Tuesday.

…especially since we all know you’d be in Europe like a shot if they needed to send you there.
And if I were a colleague who volunteered to do YOUR job so the business of the United States could go forth? First off, you’d best not get promoted if you’re lucky enough to remain employed. Secondly?
Dang. There just might be harsh words in the girl’s room.

One Response to “When You WORK for an Organization”

  1. The_Real_JeffS says:

    Meh, I think that half the State Department (guess which half) should be replaced by chimps dressed up like Ronald McDonald and sent to Venezuela. Hugo would think it’s a nefarious Bush/CIA plot, and we’d finally get some quality work from those dweebs.

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