Some workers say a new City of Pittsburgh policy is out of line.
It prevents Public Works crews from going to restaurants and convenience stores while on the job.
TARGET 11 EXCLUSIVE TONIGHT AT 5:45: Pgh public works employees banned from stopping at convenience stores and restaurants while on duty. Why they can’t even stop to use the restroom? Tonight #wpxi pic.twitter.com/uRkMoHF7yP— Rick Earle (@WPXIRickEarle) May 17, 2019
"Just a little bit frustrated seeing the number of vehicles at all these places. I want the job that everybody has to do to be the most important thing first," Pittsburgh Public Works Director Mike Gable said.
They can't even run in to use the restroom, Gable said, they have to use city-owned properties.
"We have 38 fire stations, any number of police and EMS stations. We have rec centers and senior centers, public works facilities, we have port-a-johns in the park. There's no lack of space for people to use the restrooms," he said.
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