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Hostess Firing All Its Workers, Going Bankrupt After Union Refused to Compromise

The union's leaders, of course, will remain employed. Hope those dues were worth it!

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Hostess Brands, maker of Twinkies and Wonder Bread, says it will fire all of its 17,780 workers and go out of business after employees refused to end a nationwide strike.

Hostess Brands, of Irving, announced the move this morning (Friday).

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  1. Ding Dong! Hostess is dead. Thank goodness there are no people involved… cause corporations aren’t people.

  2. This reminds me of some saying about cutting off noses . . .

  3. International Brotherhood of Teamsters?

    Just the name alone makes me wince.

    Lord knows how much I loathe unions.

  4. America works less when we say Union Yes!

  5. From the article:

    “Eight of the company’s top 10 creditors in the bankruptcy filing are pension funds.
    The top unsecured creditor is Bakery & Confectionary Union & Industry International Pension Fund; it is owed more than $944 million.”

    Wow. Fucking themselves right up their own asses. I assume the rank-and-file mooks are too stupid to see what is being done to them by their own Mafioso bosses.

  6. Zombieland all over again.

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