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Labor Unions Kill the Twinkie and 18,000 Jobs

mariner5 Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 3:26 PM
My guess: the Chicago gang was using the affair to blackmail him and up until last week, he thought he could play along and still keep his job. I noticed Barry & Co. were trying real hard to keep him from *having to* testify. Once he came clean though, he eliminated all of the blackmailers' leverage. No proof, just giving voice to my suspicious nature. :-)

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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