Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union

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New Maker of Twinkies Ditches Unions

They're confident they can find non-union workers in hard-hit towns: WSJ

(Newser) - HoHos, Ding Dongs, and, yes, Twinkies are coming back—without the union workers that once produced them. The reborn Hostess Brands LLC intends to cut ties with the Teamsters and the bakers' union, the CEO of Metropoulos & Co., which bought the bankrupt company along with Apollo Global Management, tells... More »

A Union Killed Hostess— but Not the One You Think

Holman Jenkins thinks the Teamsters are to blame for the Twinkie-maker's exit

(Newser) - What killed Hostess? Don't believe the people blaming private equity or America's changing tastes. Labor was the real culprit, writes Holman Jenkins at the Wall Street Journal , but don't blame the striking bakery union, which is, at worst, "guilty of perfectly justifiable attempted homicide." No,... More »

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