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Market Basket Cuts Part-Time Hours

Part-time workers at the Market Basket supermarket chain have been told they will no longer be on the schedule, as of Sunday.

Store shelves have been empty and customers staying away due to a protest from workers

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TSM - Community members address the School Committee
TSM - Community members address the School Committee

New Bedford School Committee Passes Layoff-Ridden Budget

The City Council is next in line to take a close look at the Fiscal Year 2014 New Bedford School Budget.

The School Committee passed the $109-million budget Thursday night, including the layoffs of 250 positions

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New Bedford Teachers Union President Dreading Layoffs

There are other cuts that can be made without putting teachers on the chopping block first. That's the word from New Bedford Educators Association President Lou St. John as the school committee weighs laying off 250 people, at least 100 of them teachers

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Union Responds to Shaw’s Layoffs

Shaw's parent company Supervalu has announced the layoffs of 700 part-time Shaw's employees throughout New England.

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Shaw’s Laying Off 700 New England Workers

Shaw's Supermarkets is cutting it's New England workforce down by 4%. That translates to about 700 store-level employees who will be layed off. 169 Shaw's Supermarket stores will be affected.

In a written statement, Shaw's President Mike Stigers says the layoffs are a "necessary step" for the company to take to help "improve our business, reduce expenses, and reinvest in more customer-facing initiatives

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