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Employees Rally To Support Market Basket CEO

TSM – Employee Junior Lopes holds sign during rally Thursday night

A group of about 20 Market Basket employees in New Bedford gathered outside their store Tuesday night, collecting signatures in support of company C-E-O Arthur T. Demoulas.

Demoulas’ cousin, Arthur S. Demoulas is attempting to move “Arthur T.” out of the position of President and C-E-O, in a family power struggle that goes back years.

Junior Lopes of New Bedford is a veteran who was hired three years ago at the New Bedford store.  He wants company management to remain as is….

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The employees fear Market Basket will be a very different company if Arthur T. Demoulas is moved out.  They’ve collected more than 1.500 signatures in support of keeping Arthur T. Demoulas in charge.

TSM – Employees collect signatures in support of CEO Arthur T. Demoulas

A Board of Directors vote is scheduled for Thursday

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