Another one of those dandy “we are doing it right” surveys from Boise City. Results vary depending on how you view them.
GUARDIAN sees :
–57% of workers say politics strongly factors into everyday decision making process
–61% feel they are underpaid for their level of responsibility
–65% are unsatisfied with their raises
–77% say their job makes good use of their skills and they are satisfied with the job
–42% vs 41% split on favoritism and arbitrary action tolerated in their departments
City Councilors and the Mayor’s staff need to get on this quickly and not put too much weight in the “satisfaction” answers. There are problems in city hall, but they can be solved or abated by some quality leadership and prompt attention.
Case in point is the ongoing saga at the “Poop Farm.” Guardian has heard lots from people who just want a fair and honest work place. The manager of the city’s Twenty Mile South Farm has resigned, but there are still plenty of questions and issues that remain unanswered.
A clean up there would be a good start to restore faith in the system that has previously failed the workers.
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