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Labor Unions Kill the Twinkie and 18,000 Jobs

Biggbear51 Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 12:46 PM
O.K you liberals that stand so staunch with your unions, what do you thing of your union costing 18.500 jobs. Not to mention the further decline of THE AMERICAN WAY. Twinkies came out when I was a boy and the Twinky name has been part of Americanism since it's conception. To force a company close based on strong arm tactics, is called a PROTECTION RACKET and should be treated as such!

Labor Unions have officially killed off the Twinkie. The company that makes the yummy treat announced today they will start to downsize operations (a.k.a. fire people) as a result of a long battle with union workers.

Hostess Brands Inc., the bankrupt maker of Twinkies and Wonder Bread, said it had sought court permission to go out of business after failing to get wage and benefit cuts from thousands of its striking bakery workers.

Hostess said a national strike by members of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union that began last...

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