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Hostess Permanently Closes Three Bakeries Following Strike

Hostess Brands Inc. is permanently closing three bakeries following a nationwide strike by its bakers union.

The maker of Twinkies, Ding Dongs and Wonder Bread said Monday that the strike has prevented it from producing and delivering products, and it is closing bakeries in Seattle, St. Louis and Cincinnati. The facilities employ 627 workers.

Source: Washington Post. Read full article. (link)

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  • Sevo||

    You can join a union, you can go out on strike, you can do what you please, but you should consider the consequences.

  • Clano'6||

    I suddenly feel like buying some Twinkies!

  • Multiple Arms||

    When I heard that Hostess was facing bankruptcy, I started buying more cupcakes and zingers than ever before. Life would never be the same without Hostess.