Shaw’s Pickets Expand; Meeting Set for Monday

The Teamsters and AFL-CIO were planning to join the picketing of Shaw’s stores over the weekend to protest the hiring of replacement workers at the chain’s distribution center, United Food and Commercial Workers Local 791 said Friday.

METHUEN, Mass. — The Teamsters and AFL-CIO were planning to join the picketing of Shaw’s stores over the weekend to protest the hiring of replacement workers at the chain’s distribution center here, United Food and Commercial Workers Local 791 said Friday.

About 300 members of the local who worked at the facility went on strike earlier this month. The UFCW had been picketing at a handful of Shaw’s locations.

Also, a meeting has been scheduled for Monday among the chain,

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