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Joe Biden will speak to striking Stop & Shop workers Thursday

Former vice president Joe Biden. –YASMINA CHAVEZ/LAS VEGAS SUN VIA AP/FILE

Former vice president Joe Biden will speak to striking Stop & Shop workers Thursday in Dorchester, his office and the union said.

The rally will be at 2 p.m. at the South Bay Center in Dorchester.

About 31,000 Stop & Shop workers have been on strike since Thursday. The grocery chain is the largest in New England and one of the last remaining union shops in the industry.