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Market Basket Stores Slash Part-Time Staffing

Thousands gather at a rally outside Market Basket's headquarters in Tewksbury on Tuesday. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Thousands gather at a rally outside Market Basket’s headquarters in Tewksbury on Tuesday. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

BOSTON — As the Market Basket standoff continues about whether ousted CEO Arthur T. Demoulas should be reinstated, the ones suffering are the most vulnerable workers at the supermarket chain.

With sales at the company’s 71 New England stores remaining at an all-time low, thousands of part-time workers will now be given few if any shifts next week.

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