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Labor Unions Kill the Twinkie and 18,000 Jobs

rigby4 Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 10:52 AM
At one time there almost a two mile stretch of steel mills south of Buffalo, NY. Along with feeder industries. Due to unions, taxes and tree huggers they are all gone. Replaced by some windmills.

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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