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Labor Unions Kill the Twinkie and 18,000 Jobs

Summers Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 12:10 PM
When I heard this story this morning, it was said that those losing their jobs will not be rehired by any company that buys this company as they already have the people to do these jobs. Good job, union idiots. You shot yourselves in the foot, as usual.

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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