Formal Reprimand Issued To Flatulent Federal WorkerSubmitted by emalvini on Sat, 12/22/2012 - 00:55
Formal Reprimand Issued To Flatulent Federal Worker
Man's gas blamed for creating "intolerable" workplace
DECEMBER 21, 2012
DECEMBER 21--A federal employee was formally reprimanded this month for excessive workplace flatulence, a sanction that was delivered to him in a five-page letter that actually included a log of representative dates and times when he was recorded “releasing the awful and unpleasant odor” in his Baltimore office.
In a December 10 letter accusing him of “conduct unbecoming a federal officer,” the Social Security Administration employee was informed that his “uncontrollable flatulence” had created an “intolerable” and “hostile” environment for coworkers, several of whom have lodged complaints with supervisors.