Life in Prison vs. A Full Time Job

  • In prison they spend the majority of their time in a 8′ x 10′ cell.
  • At work, I spend most of my time in a 6′ x 8′ pod.
  • In prison they get three meals a day.
  • At work I only get a break for one meal and I have to pay for that one.
  • In prison you get time off for good behavior.
  • At work I get rewarded for good behavior with more work.
  • At work I must wear an ID badge at all times.
  • In prison they provide you with clothing with the ID conveniently sewn onto the clothes.
  • At work there is a dress standard but I must buy my own clothes. In
  • prison there is a dress standard, but they supply the clothes.
  • At work I must carry around a security card and unlock and open all the doors myself.
  • In prison a guard locks and unlocks all the doors for me.
  • In prison they can watch TV and play games.
  • At work I can get fired for watching TV and playing games.
  • In prison they will pay my way through school to learn a new career and give me time to do it.
  • At work they will pay for my education but I must do it on my own time.
  • In prison they have exercise rooms that they allow you to use almost whenever you want.
  • At work we have an exercise room that you can use but it must be on your time.
  • In prison I can fall asleep on the job and no serious consequences comes from my actions.
  • At work if I fall asleep on the job I get put on the next RIF list.
  • In prison they ball and chain you when you go somewhere.
  • At work you are just ball and chained.
  • In prison you have full medical coverage with no deductibles.
  • At work, you get partial coverage and pay all the deductibles.
  • In prison all expenses are paid by the tax payer.
  • At work, you get to pay all the expenses to go to work, and then deduct the taxes from your salary to pay for the prisoners.
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