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Labor Unions Kill the Twinkie and 18,000 Jobs

Biggbear51 Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 12:48 PM
That is about a stupid thing to say, How about you personally pay the bills for the 18.500 that are about to loose they're jobs. Is it funny now?
JB in MS Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 1:28 PM
Hey, they brought it on themselves. They had a choice, compromise, or listen to your union leaders promise what can't possibly be delivered. This is a self-inflicted wound. They chose poorly.

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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