Home » Daily Best of the Web » Market Basket Workers Show Their CEO Loyalty

Market Basket Workers Show Their CEO Loyalty

Angry about the ousting of their CEO Arthur T. Demoulas, thousands of workers rally to pressure management for his reinstatement or to let him buy the grocery chain.

Employees say they expected up to 15,000 employees, customers and supporters at Tuesday’s rally outside a Market Basket store in Tewksbury, Massachusetts.

The family-owned chain has been in turmoil since June, when a board controlled by Arthur S. Demoulas fired his cousin, CEO Arthur T. Demoulas.

Hundreds of warehouse workers and drivers have refused to deliver food to the chain’s 71 stores for two weeks, leaving store shelves empty and sending customers elsewhere.

Read More: Comox Valley Echo

About Chief Executive

Chief Executive magazine (published since 1977) is the definitive source that CEOs turn to for insight and ideas that help increase their effectiveness and grow their business. Chief Executive Group also produces e-newsletters and online content at chiefexecutive.net and manages Chief Executive Network and other executive peer groups, as well as conferences and roundtables that enable top corporate officers to discuss key subjects and share their experiences within a community of peers. Chief Executive facilitates the annual “CEO of the Year,” a prestigious honor bestowed upon an outstanding corporate leader, nominated and selected by a group of peers, and is known throughout the U.S. and elsewhere for its annual ranking of Best & Worst States for Business. Visit www.chiefexecutive.net for more information.