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Twinkies strike back: Unions are weakening


After the Bakery, Confectionary, Tobacco Workers and Gran Millers International Union attempted to extort Hostess out of unfair and expensive concessions, union workers will be left out of jobs as twinkies return to production. NBCNEWS.COM reports that “Twinkies are coming back—but under a new management that vows to use nonunion workers.” A third of Hostess’ production was union labor, but ...

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Happy Days! Twinkies to Return Soon!


No need to test the longevity of your Twinkies purchased pre company breakup, your favorite snack may be back on the shelves as soon as July! A Columbus, Georgia Dolly Madison plant is scheduled to be up and running by July. The reformulated Hostess Brands expects the most popular products to be back on the shelves this summer. In a ...

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Dear Hostess Workers, How’s that Job Search Coming?

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The buyout firms Apollo Global Management, LLC and Metropoulos & Co. have agreed to purchase the Hostess and Dolly Madison cake brands, including Twinkies. Recall that after the Hostess company closed its plants and declared bankruptcy after its unions went on strike in November. The proposed buyout includes the brands, bakeries and some of the equipment but requires bankruptcy court ...

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The End of the Twinkie?

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This could be it. The end of the Hostess Twinkie. Of course, those still in their packages may last forever, but it’s possible there will be no more Twinkies. The Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers union (BCTGM) has gone on strike against manufacturer Hostess. The company announced today they will file for liquidation if striking employees do not ...

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