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I am a Philadelphia County Correctional Officer assigned to supervise male inmates at its laundry plant 6am to 2pm, Monday thru Friday. The laundry plant is a separate and isolated building that is on the main prison grounds and is overseen by a Phila- Cor laundry plant non-correctional supervisor. This particular supervisor is also assigned to the same work hours of 6am to

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The supervisor in question is also required to work 6am to 2pm but comes to work late Monday thru Friday and sleeps for at least 4 hrs of the shift leaving me to attend to the laundry plant and multiple inmates. This creates a threatening and unsafe work environment.

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I'm Lucy, and I'd be happy to answer your questions today. I'm sorry to hear about your situation. Have you reported this to anyone yet, or discussed it with your union reps? If so, what happened?
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