31 January 2018

"The Union makes us Strong"

Sadly...fire 'em all

During the investigation, Brig. Gen. Bruce Oliveira said the employee, who had worked at the agency for 10 years, had a history of confusing drills and real-world events. At least two prior incidents had occurred, after which corrections were made and the employee was counselled.

After the mistake was realized, the employee reportedly "froze" and "seemed confused," forcing another worker to take over and send a correction, Oliveira said.

"Vern Miyagi, who oversaw the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency [said] the worker who pressed the alert button 'feels bad'"

Hey, Mr. Miyagi: sympathy on . . . sympathy off