Reinstate fired Market Basket workers, Arthur T. Demoulas says

The statement was the first public response by Demoulas to the controversy surrounding the grocery chain.

// Market Basket management paying for missteps in standoff

What began as a family feud spread into an insurrection among employees and has since quickly escalated to a public relations nightmare.

The scene at the Market Basket store in Burlington.

Shirley Leung

Put an end to the Market Basket revolt

Employees at Market Basket are so busy protesting, they don’t have time to stock the shelves. Enough is enough.

Employee Juan Acevedo, a supporter of Arthur T. Demoulas, prepared a sign in Tewksbury.

Steven Syre

Market Basket dispute resonates beyond supermarket aisles

The sheer scale and energy at Monday’s rallies indicated that something real was happening.

36 Dow Chemical corporate volunteers worked in Ghana last year on projects related to agriculture, housing, education, and clean water.

Dow Chemical

Pro bono ambassadors building goodwill

As companies get more global, they are starting to send employees around the world to do pro bono consulting in developing countries.

President Obama arrived at a White House ceremony Monday to sign an executive order and talk about protecting gay and transgender employees from workplace discrimination.

Gay, transgender workers gain US bias protection

President Obama told advocates he embraced the ‘‘irrefutable rightness of your cause.’’

Mark McCurdy of Everett examined shark-themed clothing at the Chatham Clothing Bar. Growing sightings of great white sharks off Cape Cod are generating extra business.

For Cape’s shops, sharks spell sales

Great white sharks are having an unusual effect on Cape Cod this summer, and many a merchant is going to need a bigger wallet.

Accounting giant to buy Parthenon

The 23-year-old Boston consulting firm has agreed to be acquired by accounting giant Ernst & Young.

Shareholder urges EMC to drop VMware

One of the largest shareholders in EMC Corp. plans to pressure the technology firm to split off its VMware unit to boost the company’s stock price.

Fidelity to team with Credit Suisse on IPOs

With IPOs continuing to stream out of Wall Street’s pipeline, Fidelity Investments is moving to ensure that its retail customers can get a piece of the action.

With the economy improving and the financial crisis receding in the rear-view mirror, leasing is gaining traction once again.

A car lease lets you upgrade as often as a phone deal, but there are costs

Auto leasing is back in a big way as automakers including Volkswagen and General Motors pull back on discounts and rebates.


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