Full disclosure: The hardlunching staff has boycotted the Upper Crust pizza chain ever since the Boston Globe revealed its sleazy labor tactics in a series of reports last year.
So it was with mixed emotions (good for the exploited workers/bad for the exploited workers) that we read this Globe report yesterday:
About 140 employees lose their jobs; company seeks cash infusion
Upper Crust has abruptly closed most of its restaurants, let go about 140 employees, and will shut down permanently unless the gourmet pizza chain gets a cash infusion in the next few days, according to a trustee overseeing the Boston-based company. . . .
Read the rest at IGTLTDT.