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Labor Unions Kill the Twinkie and 18,000 Jobs

Joseph64 Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 9:46 AM
That's because the bakeries stopped using coconut oil around that time. Coconut oil is a lot tastier than the "healthier" alternatives they switched to most of which contained trans fats which we know now are actually worse for your health than the coconut oil ever was.
Birdman III Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 9:50 AM
Hurrah, the goose that lays the golden eggs is dead. Long live the Unions.

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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