Gov. Deval Patrick said he will likely speak to Arthur T. Demoulas and Arthur S. Demoulas Wednesday as negotiations in the Market Basket saga reach a “critical point.”
There are signs of possible progress in the Market Basket standoff.
Despite her criticism, Warren said she will not involve herself in the dispute.
A truck driver arrested for approaching picketing Market Basket workers with a hammer last week claims the protesting employees yelled racial slurs at him before he got out of his truck.
The governors of Massachusetts and New Hampshire are trying to broker a deal to bring the Market Basket standoff to an end.
Some customers, however, crossed the picket lines and shopped in stores.
A truck driver was arrested after getting out of his truck with a hammer at Market Basket headquarters.
Several hundred Market Basket workers ignored a crucial deadline Friday.
Friday is the latest deadline set by Market Basket for employees who walked off the job at the company’s headquarters and warehouse to return to work, or risk losing their jobs. They’ve been protesting for four weeks, demanding the reinstatement of former CEO Arthur T. Demoulas.
This follows comments from Governor Deval Patrick on Wednesday, who spoke with the Board of Directors and with Arthur T, and said both sides are close to reaching a deal. He also said it’s within the power of protesting employees to stabilize the company by going back to work.
Very few things in life are explainable in simple black and white terms, and boy is that ever true of the whole Market Basket fiasco.