husband's company does a lot of activities for morale. One thing is that all employees are divided into groups that are not of people they work directly with, so that they meet new people. These groups have a certain budget that they are SUPPOSED to spend every quarter. They organize things like Laser Tag, bringing in bfast or lunch, a hockey game, etc.... One of the guys that is a bigwig who husband does presentations for has kept him from the Christmas gathering (he brought food and set it up early am and didn't even get to go get ANY food - by the time this guy let them have lunch it was 3 and all the food that the groups bought (hams and turkeys) was wrapped up and already delivered to the homeless!) . today they had a hockey game. I need husband to go pick up prescriptions for me on his lunch hour. It is important. This bigwig will buy them lunch and then they are required to work through lunch. EVERY time the guy comes in to town. And htey have NO notice that he is coming. Or how long he is staying. He is very crabby if one of them has to leave to do something with/for family. he is even crabbier if they want to go to one of these company events. ALL managers are REQUIRED to let people go to these events. But this guy just won't do it. He keeps saying he will give them awards ($$$ that husband can get in gift certificates), but they only come through about 1 out of 4 times he says they have earned them. husband says very little to him about this. Their group leader is often out of town on personal business and she refuses to say anything to the guy. It makes me sad because I see husband putting on weight because he is sitting in a room all day and cant even go walk on his break or go to an event he basically pays for (is considered part of his benefit package, or salary package). It bugs me when husband won't stand up for himself and he is miserable. Just bugs me. he works SO hard, and does so much for this guy.