In prison you spend the majority of the time in an 8' x 10' cell.
At work, you spend most of your time in a 6' x 8' cubicle.
In prison you get three meals a day.
At work you only get a break for one meal and you have to pay for that one.
In prison you get time off for good behaviour.
At work you get rewarded for good behaviour with more work.
At work you must wear an ID badge at all times.
In prison they provide you with clothing with the ID conveniently sewn onto the clothes.
At work there is a dress standard but you must buy your own clothes.
In prison there is a dress standard, but they supply the clothes.
At work you must carry around a security card and unlock and open all the doors yourself.
In prison a guard locks and unlocks all the doors for you.
In prison you can watch TV and play games.
At work you can get fired for watching TV and playing games.
In prison they will pay your way through school to learn a new career and give you time to do it.
At work they might pay (partially) for your education but you must do it on your own time.
In prison they have exercise rooms that they allow you to use almost whenever you want.
At work they may have an exercise room that you can use but it must be on your time.
In prison you can fall asleep on the job and no serious consequences come from your actions.
At work if you fall asleep on the job you get to pack your bag and hit the road.
In prison they ball-and-chain you when you go somewhere.
At work you are just ball-and-chained.
In prison you have full medical coverage with no deductibles.
At work, you get partial coverage and pay all the deductibles yourself.
In prison all expenses are paid by tax-payers, with no work required.
At work, you get to pay all the expenses to go to work, and then they deduct taxes from your salary to pay for the prisoners.
In prison when a judge says you get life, you get guaranteed security for life.
At work, you get laid off when they think you're old.
In prison, you spend most of your life looking through bars from the inside and wanting to get out.
At work, you spend most of your time wanting to get out and inside bars.
In prison, you don't have to get up in the morning.
If you don't get up in the morning to go to work, you get fired.
In prison you always have air-conditioning.
In prison you may have to do hard labour, and it's called hard labour.
At work you will have to do hard labour and it's called euphemisms like rework, testing, etc.
In prison you can join in various programs which you can leave at any time.
At work there are some programs you can never get away from.
In prison, there are warders who are often sadistic.
At work we have Managers.