EAST BRIDGEWATER, Mass. — Settlement of the four-month strike affecting Shaw's Methuen, Mass., distribution center could prove to save the plant itself, although some jobs inside the facility could be changing.
A spokeswoman for Shaw's here told SN that the agreement allows the retailer the right to outsource some work that is currently being done at the facility. Workers in turn were granted severance rights as part of the four-year contract, another source said. Those