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Labor Unions Kill the Twinkie and 18,000 Jobs

Egon3 Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 12:01 PM
Who cares ? Those 18000 employees will now "contribute" towards increasing our national debt, way to go Barry!
MadisonWannabe Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 10:15 PM
According to Pelosi the welfare and unemployment checks will stimulate the economy. If she did not take your money and spend it wisely it would be unused and the economy would stagnate.
olerocker/bluesman Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 12:09 PM
This will be the path of most strikes by unions in the future....they have pushed companies to the limits and with BO plan for healthcare ect. the unions will go away, I said this before the election and say it now.......bye bye unions, he does not need ya anymore.
katepatate Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 2:18 PM
If only what you write is true. Unions are out of date and destructive to employees and jobs.

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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