As part of my suggested "50 cuts in 50 day" (see below post) I am suggesting that the state of Oregon eliminate the job classification of...
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Clothing and Linen Repair. Typical tasks: mends, patches, and repairs all garments and linen which are repairable; mends rips and torn seams in clothing; applies patches to worn clothing;
Salary: $1465 - $1999/monthly
This job is especially ridiculous as these workers are sewing patches on clothing for inmates. If I had to think of a group of people with too much time on their hands who could probably sew their own clothes I would initially think prison inmates.
According to the state classification listings this job is
PENDING ELIMINATION THROUGH TRADES & CRAFTS CLASSIFICATION STUDY
but we don't need to wait for a "study" to determine that this classification can be eliminated. And let's be honest, they probably hired 10 people for this "study" and one of them is going to realize that hey, my cousin Earl could use a job...