An ousted CEO so popular employees are protesting for his return

Shelves at some MarketBasket stores are emptying as workers protest the CEO's firing. (AP)

An unusual alliance of managers and rank-and-file employees at a Northeast grocery chain has rebelled to prompt the return of a former executive.

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