Market Basket turmoil
Market Basket turmoil
On Wednesday, protesters show their support for Arthur T. Demoulas outside of the Market Basket store in Somerville.
Business at Market Basket stores across Massachusetts slowed to a trickle as employees continued their protests.
Employees have issued calls for another rally on Friday at the chain’s Tewksbury headquarters at 10 a.m.
Workers are seeking the reinstatement of former chief executive Arthur T. Demoulas.
Tim Tobin took part in the protest in Somerville.
On Tuesday, protesters set up outside of a Market Basket in Lowell.
Deirdre O’Connor, of Lowell, normally a Market Basket shopper, had to visit the Hannaford across the street.
Market Basket workers held signs outside their Stadium Plaza store.
Todd Beaulieu supported the Market Basket workers by going to Hannaford in Lowell.
Market Basket workers (left to right) Michelle Mailloux, Liz Cochrane, and Idalisse Garcia took part in the protest.
Market Basket worker Antonia Rosa mopped a relatively empty aisle in Lowell.
Protesting Market Basket employees took their fight right to the beleaguered grocery chain’s 71 stores in the region.
Marie Chuang and her granddaughter Olivia Bunten of Burlington were at the Burlington store on Monday.
John Garon, a front end manager in Burlington, looked at an empty produce cooler.
Matthew Dirico sat outside the Market Basket store in Burlington.
A notice was seen at a store in Tewksbury.
Juan Acevedo of Lowell, a seven-year employee, held a sign in Tewksbury.
Steve Paulenka, who was just fired from Market Basket, held up a stack of petitions he said were signed by customers in support of bringing back the former CEO Arthur T. Demoulas.
State Senator Barry Finegold took part in the rally for the ousted leader of Market Basket.
Thousands of workers at Market Basket grocery stores throughout the region poured in for a rally in Tewksbury on Monday.
Dean Joyce, a former warehouse manager for Market Basket, spoke at the protest.
Police officers directed traffic as helicopters flew overhead and protestors chanted “Artie T.! Artie T.!”
Yogesh Patel, a janitor at store 170 in Billerica, was among those at the protest.
One organizer put the crowd at around 5,000.
At least eight Market Basket employees were fired Sunday, including organizers of a protest.
More than 2,000 supporters of ousted chief executive Arthur T. Demoulas gathered outside the chain’s Tewksbury headquarters Friday.
Stephen Distasio is the store manager at the Raynham Market Basket.
Distasio has worked for the company for 32 years.
There was no immediate comment from Demoulas’ leadership, or from former chief executive Arthur T. Demoulas.
Market Basket workers from two Fitchberg stores were transported to the rally Friday.
On the bus with the protesters.
The recent showdown is the latest extraordinary turn in a decades-long feud between two branches of the Demoulas family.
Despite threats of being fired by the company, employees gathered to demand the return of Arthur T. Demoulas.
Protesters raised their fists in a show of support for the ousted leader.
The employees vowed to rally again Monday and to gather outside the headquarters every day until he is reinstated as chief executive.
A dozen managers and workers spoke at Friday's two-hour rally.
The family of Market Basket worker Doug Hicks were among the protesters.
People made their way to Friday's protest.
A sign backing the ousted president.
Protesters streamed toward the company’s corporate offices Friday morning.
Larry Frost, of Lowell, a cashier at a Billerica store, had a black stripe on his badge in support of Arthur T. Demoulas.
Braedyn Greenan, 6, of Lowell, was taking part in the Friday protest to support his dad.
Brian Mamczak, 27, works at a Market Basket store in Milford, N.H.
Arthur T. Demoulas was fired by a board controlled by his cousin and chief rival, Arthur S. Demoulas.