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Cape Cod Today
May 30, 2012
By Walter Brooks
Dunkin' Donuts controls roughly 23% of the coffee and snack-shop market, and the coffee and doughnut chain currently operates nearly 7,000 stores nationwide, and this past January said it will double the number of stores in the next twenty years.
Each new store adds an average of 20 to 25 new employees, both full and part-time a Dunkin spokeswoman said, but none apparently have health inmsurance. on Cape Cod alone the company has 39 locations.
It is the General Motors of the donut business in America and on Cape Cod.
Tough times call for earned sick time
Now even customers: “Tough times call for earned sick time” as they plan a rally outside of the Dunkin’ Donuts on Main St. in Falmouth tomorrow morning in protest of the Massachusetts-based company policy that prohibits employees from earning a single sick day. Dunkin’ Donuts employees are among the almost 1 million Massachusetts workers who lack earned sick time benefits.
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