Sounds like they don't have enough work to do. Or, there is always the option of the boss saying "get it together or there is someone who would like to have your job".
In this day and age, people need to be thankful for jobs and we really all need to stop all the drama.
Holy, maybe you're the one who needs to "find something better for yourself". The folks you describe are not generally amenable to change - unless it's forced upon them by management.
That is a true possibility Bryant. I have been praying about it. its hard to be in a work environment like this. Susan. I agree, however if this was the case it would be done by now. I was a little frustrated when I posted this, nevertheless its true and unprofessional. I guess it does not happen as often in other places.