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Labor Unions Kill the Twinkie and 18,000 Jobs

mary anne24 Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 9:26 AM
Please. Use common sense. If a company can't afford to pay their employees this is what has to be done. The can;'t print money or raise taxes like the government.
Jay Wye Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 10:09 AM
further,how many high paid management does John think there are at Hostess? Enough that a salary cut on them would keep the union workers employed while still being a profitable company? I don't think so.
Gayle__CO Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 9:32 AM
John: How much effort, skill, training and education do you think it takes to MAKE the product? How much effort, skill, training, and education do you think it takes to be a CEO?

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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