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Labor Unions Kill the Twinkie and 18,000 Jobs

howardhill Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 8:10 PM
This is my problem with unions. The "leaders" of the union do everything they can to make sure the employees don't trust and hate management whether they deserve it or not. Afterall, if you trust management, you don't need a union. They have no problem with people going on strike because they get paid all the same. Now that Hostess is gone, they still have jobs and the union lives on but not for the rank and file. They don't feel the hurt when their membership hurts.

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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