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Subject:  Re: No more Twinkies! Date:  11/16/2012  9:08 PM
Author:  putnid Number:  408744 of 479727

...worker, who had worked there 37 years: by the time they took away the pension, cut pay and charged more for health insurance, we would be making about minimum wage...Given that Hostess was controlled by a couple hedge funds, there could be more here than meets the eye: like knowingly putting the company out of business, so the brands could be sold for a quick buck, without the baggage of actual pysical assets and without an existing workforce. - Steve

There will be those who will use the "Hostess example" to point the finger of blame at labor unions.