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Labor Unions Kill the Twinkie and 18,000 Jobs

MadisonWannabe Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 1:53 PM
John--You could have kept that company in business by simply paying extra to buy their product. Companies go out of business if the competition has a better price or service. You as a consumer are responsible for this by buying in a manner that benefits yourself and family. Most union employees are too ignorant to understand this concept. This is the reason companies move to RTW states or overseas. The goonions always claim that it is because of management wages but refuse to pay the higher union prices when they purchase products.

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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