If a law firm never provides a cab service for a file clerk to deliver several boxes on a handcart, are the senior partners cheapskates?

Keep in mind that this means he has to take the handcart of boxes up and down the subway staircases of several train stations that don’t have elevators. Also, he goes on messenger runs every day, while the other file clerk stays in the office and is never instructed to cover for the file clerk/messenger in his... show more Keep in mind that this means he has to take the handcart of boxes up and down the subway staircases of several train stations that don’t have elevators. Also, he goes on messenger runs every day, while the other file clerk stays in the office and is never instructed to cover for the file clerk/messenger in his absence. Therefore, his work continues to pile up, due to his absence from the office. In addition, he sometimes also delivers upwards of 20 envelopes to different locations in one day (sometimes traveling to other boroughs, which is sometimes the case for the handcart of boxes as well), in the event that he has to serve subpoenas. If the file clerk had someone covering for him in the office while serving subpoenas, perhaps not having car service would be no biggie, because he could comfortably carry the envelopes in a book bag. However, the main issue is being out of the office all day while filing is piling up, so he needs to get back to the office sooner.

Keep in mind that the firm is doing very well, so they can afford a cab service. Is the file clerk being a prima donna and is lazy?
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