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Wakefield city workers object to change in work hours


March 7, 2018

P.J. Glisson/Daily Globe

SEVERAL CITY workers voice complaints about changes in their work schedules at a Wakefield City Council work session Tuesday. Voicing several opinions were the two longstanding employees seated together in front. They are, from left, Michael Sibley and James Tarro.


WAKEFIELD - A Tuesday work session of the Wakefield city council resulted in angry city workers voicing complaints about a pending change in work hours.

At its most recent regular meeting on Feb. 26, council members had voted to change the city work day from the current schedule of 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. to the later period of 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Mayor pro tempore Amy Tarro was the only member to vote no on the change, which was expected to take effect after the March 11 adjustment in daylight savings time.

"The 6 to 2 shift has been in effect for 23 years,"...

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