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Labor Unions Kill the Twinkie and 18,000 Jobs

RodT Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 10:00 AM
However when the public sector union do the same thing, the politicians just charge the income tax payers with the bill for the excessive largess they pay the union for their help in the elections. Even the iconic liberal FDR knew the country could never survive a public sector union. Our dear leader on the other hand, has no idea of the destruction he is causing, unionism is all he knows.

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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