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US: Ex-employee shuts down PD website over pay dispute, city says

Newton has actually produced a brand-new authorities division internet site in its location

Authorities in a Boston suburban area are examining a previous city worker they claim closed down the authorities web site throughout a pay conflict.

Newton Mayor Ruthanne Richer claimed that the previous worker– that had actually been the authorities division’s infotech supervisor– removed the division web site in late June as well as July. The web site rather routed site visitors to a message that got in touch with them to get in touch with Richer as well as ask the mayor to recover it, The Boston World reported on Friday.

Richer claimed the worker regulated accessibility to the website, as well as had actually not transformed it over to the city. Newton has actually produced a brand-new authorities division web site in its location. The old web site was no more energetic on Sunday.

Richer informed the World in a declaration previously today that the ex-employee had actually closed down “an essential source for the locals of the city of Newton”. He had actually informed city authorities in March that he was leaving the work, the World reported. The paper reported that the worker felt he was owed $137,000 in offsetting time, at the time he closed down the web site, the paper reported.

The worker claimed in a declaration that he was “discouraged by the city’s depiction of the truths in this issue”, as well as would certainly collaborate with the city to solve the issue.

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