If I say "Joe, you can have flexible work hours as long as you finish your work and maintain a regular presence in the office", and Joe comes into work once a week. Joe is _______.

I want to convey a situation where the conditions are subject to interpretation within a reasonable range, but the person in question skirts the low end of that range.

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    I don't understand the attitude of the boss. If Joe is finishing his work, then he is abiding by the condition given to him. – Arm the good guys in America Jun 3 '17 at 0:05
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    But if Joe is taking paid time off 80% of the time and not finishing his work, then in common parlance he is abusing the privilege that the boss granted him. – Sven Yargs Jun 3 '17 at 20:01
  • ......Immature. – aparente001 Jun 4 '17 at 4:40
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    @Clare Maybe it would be better to switch "unlimited paid time off" with "flexible work hours" and "finish your work" with "finish your work and maintain a regular presence in the office". Will edit. – timwiz Jun 5 '17 at 3:11

I would go with irresponsible:



(of a person, attitude, or action) not showing a proper sense of responsibility.
[with infinitive] ‘it would have been irresponsible just to drive on’

At least, that's what I use with my kids.

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