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Power to the workers: How grocery chain employees saved beloved CEO
Power to the workers: How grocery chain employees saved beloved CEO

Artie T. is back. The beloved chief executive of the New England grocery chain Market Basket, Arthur T. Demoulas, has been reinstated in what experts are calling a testament to the power of passionate employees. “You have demonstrated to the world that it is a person’s moral obligation and social responsibility to protect a culture which provides an honorable and a dignified place in which to work,” Demoulas said at a rally Thursday where employees whooped and hollered as passing cars honked to show support. The ouster of Demoulas, or Artie T., as his employees call him, prompted six weeks of protests and boycotts of the chain. It ended Wednesday night with a deal...

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