Can Market Basket Fire Its Employees?


NASHUA – With some Market Basket employees putting their jobs on the line this week to demonstrate in favor of ousted CEO Arthur T. Demoulas, legal experts in New Hampshire and Massachusetts say federal labor laws might offer protections to workers who face the threat of being terminated by the company.

Employees faced a deadline Monday to either return to work or risk being “replaced.” The company announced via newspaper advertisements that it was seeking store directors and assistant directors in New Hampshire and Massachusetts, as well as accountants, grocery buyers and other administrative employees.

This "The Telegraph" Article features Bernstein Shur Attorney Andru H. Volinsky.

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Topics:  Employer Liability Issues, Hiring & Firing, Market Basket, Public Labor Relations Act, Termination

Published In: General Business Updates, Labor & Employment Updates

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