Employees at a Missouri facility awarded $1.2 billion to process Obamacare applications told a local news station that they were “just doing nothing — absolutely nothing” over the past several months.
“You sit there and you wait and you wait and you wait,” one employee told KMOV.
Over her six months at the facility, she said she processed only six total applications; another employee was told by her supervisor that processing just one or two applications per month was sufficient.
To pass the time, employees would play Pictionary, 20 Questions, and create other games.
“Just doing nothing — absolutely nothing,” the first employee described her day. “Looking at each other, comparing each others’ scarves — ‘Oh, that’s cute’ — that’s it, no work.”
KMOV reports that the Wentzville, Mo. is run by British-owned company Serco, which received $1.2 billion to hire employees to process applications.