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Labor Unions Kill the Twinkie and 18,000 Jobs

Joseph64 Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 12:40 PM
I can't help but feel like Peter Griffin leading his family to the Twinkie factory after the nuclear bomb went off as I go around looking for Hostess cakes to buy before they are all gone.

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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