supermarket http://ripr.org en Shaw’s Supermarket Planning to Keep Employees at Closed RI Stores http://ripr.org/post/shaw-s-supermarket-planning-keep-employees-closed-ri-stores <p>The Shaw’s supermarket chain says it’s closing six underperforming stores. Four are in southeastern Massachusetts and two are in the Rhode Island communities of Westerly and Woonsocket.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>But the closures won’t necessarily mean massive layoffs. A spokesman for Shaw’s&nbsp;said the company will try to avert layoffs by absorbing the affected employees into their remaining stores.&nbsp; After the closures of the stores in Westerly and Woonsocket there will be eight Shaw’s stores left in Rhode Island.</p> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 16:39:25 +0000 Flo Jonic 18123 at http://ripr.org Shaw’s Supermarket Planning to Keep Employees at Closed RI Stores