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Labor Unions Kill the Twinkie and 18,000 Jobs

mary anne24 Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 9:41 AM
I think I get it. Like you, I am a teacher - NYC - I see and hear how the "poor" feel entitled. I see how it nearly makes it seem ok to steal "if you have to feed your family'...I see the curriculum and all I can say is how did the repubs and other who are supposedly on pour side let it get this far. And yes, our current prez has ramped it up. Everyone, even upper middle class people have bought into tax the rich. It's awful.

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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