SAD FACE

Gov't Workers Very Unhappy

Carolyn Kaster/AP

Looks like the holidays in D.C. won't be very jolly this year. Budget cuts, furloughs, and being a constant political target have taken their toll on federal workers as a new government-wide survey shows federal employee morale at a record low. While the federal government saw its employee satisfaction drop for the third year in a row to 57.8 percent, the private sector saw job satisfaction rise to 70.7 percent.