National Post

No more Twinkies? Hostess goes out of business, putting 18K out of work
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 week had crippled its ability to produce and deliver products at several facilities.

The liquidation of the company will mean that most of its 18,500 employees will lose their jobs, Hostess said on Friday. (AFP/Getty Images)

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    18.5k people out of work
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    what’s the odds these fuckers shut down and re-open under another name?!
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    So….no warehouses full of twinkies in the apocalypse?
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    #It’s awful that so many people are out of work #but all I could think was #TALLAHASSEE WOULD CRY
  21. funnylittlewitchgirl reblogged this from victoriainstopmotion and added:
    Ha! Some people are going to be very upset when another company buys them out or buys the rights and every thing is back...
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    YOU GET BACK TO WORK YOU GREEDY WORKERS!!! SOME OF US HAVE TWINKIES TO EAT!!!!
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    i will have lived my life never having eaten a twinkie my existence means nothing
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