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Wakefield city workers sound off at work session


March 15, 2018

P.J. Glisson/Daily Globe

WAKEFIELD CITY employees address various concerns with Wakefield city council members during a Wednesday workshop in council chambers. Speaking is David Semenak, front row left, with co-worker Michael Grayson to his right.


WAKEFIELD - A Wednesday workshop of the Wakefield city council opened doors to city employees who were asked to voice their concerns.

"We want to fix problems if there are any," said mayor pro tem Amy Tarro, standing in for mayor John Granato, on vacation.

A continuing issue is city workers' daily hours, which changed this from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m., and is now 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Mike Singleton, a heavy equipment operator with the city's department of public works for nearly two decades, disapproves of the change.

"DPW has never been 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. for as...

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