MBTA employee found sleeping on the job

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BOSTON (MyFoxBoston.com) – An MBTA employee was found sleeping on the job Monday.

After an MBTA employee fell asleep while working, a passenger took his photo and posted it on Twitter. The employee is seen in the photo with his head slumped and his face blocked by his hat.

The 27-year veteran of the MBTA is not allowed to work while supervisors look into the incident.

According to MBTA spokesperson Joe Pesaturo, "The employee has been removed from service while his supervisors look into the unprofessional conduct depicted in the photo."