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Old 13-11-2019, 09:01 PM
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I used to think that way till I joined. I also used to think that civil servants were overpaid slackers. Then I joined the service.

At least where I am, we work hard as hell (frequent OT and sometimes on Saturdays too) and the pay is very low for the complexity and volume of work we do (take home ~$3k at 30+ yrs old). Not as easy or unjustified as I had thought.
Agree. At least for the dept I'm in, it's busy everyday. Whenever I open my emails in the morning, there would be emails coming in at 1am...
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