Hostess CEO 300% Raise Finished Company

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Unemployed Workers United

Morton Grove, IL

#1 Nov 17, 2012
Labor blasts 'myth' that a union strike killed Twinkies!

Twinkie-manufacturer Hostess blamed a union strike for the company's closure. But AFL-CIO President Trumka says that's nonsense, and that "crony capitalism and consistently poor management drove Hostess into the ground."

"What's happening with Hostess Brands is a microcosm of what's wrong with America, as Bain-style Wall Street vultures make themselves rich by making America poor," Trumka said in a statement reported by Politico.

Trumka painted Twinkie's employees as the victims of the company - especially since the company's closure will mean 18,550 job losses. Hostess has called itself the victim of overly-demanding workers, who made the company unprofitable. The company previously filed for bankruptcy in 2009 and again in January 2012.

The Sacramento Bee quotes the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union on alleged pay raises for Hostess execs during earlier bankruptcy filings: "As the company was preparing to file for bankruptcy earlier this year, the then CEO of Hostess was awarded a 300 percent raise (from approximately $750,000 to $2,550,000) and at least nine other top executives of the company received massive pay raises. One such executive received a pay increase from $500,000 to $900,000 and another received one taking his salary from $375,000 to $656,256."

http://politix.topix.com/homepage/3442-unions...
Tad

Ellenboro, NC

#2 Nov 17, 2012
You went on strike and lost jobs, greed will F ... over you every time. how stupid! Now you are done!!!
Consumer

Morton Grove, IL

#3 Nov 17, 2012
Tad wrote:
You went on strike and lost jobs, greed will F ... over you every time. how stupid! Now you are done!!!
You are completely brainwashed!!!

Workers joined unions for fair wages and fought many years to receive them.

As uneducated as you obviously are lets see you work for minimum wage in a hot bakery and see how you like it. Maybe then you can have opinion of your own instead of the media's.

People just like you "sheep" are the reason politicians are stepping on us for their bosses in China.

Now go back to your childish game on TV!!!
The Man

De Forest, WI

#4 Nov 17, 2012
Tad wrote:
You went on strike and lost jobs, greed will F ... over you every time. how stupid! Now you are done!!!
Idiot Alert!!!!!!!!

Have someone who can read inturrept this to you, have them use hand puppet illustrations if necessary.

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The Sacramento Bee quotes the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union on alleged pay raises for Hostess execs during earlier bankruptcy filings: "As the company was preparing to file for bankruptcy earlier this year, the then CEO of Hostess was awarded a 300 percent raise (from approximately $750,000 to $2,550,000) and at least nine other top executives of the company received massive pay raises. One such executive received a pay increase from $500,000 to $900,000 and another received one taking his salary from $375,000 to $656,256."

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Twinkie Consumer

Morton Grove, IL

#5 Nov 17, 2012
Tad wrote:
You went on strike and lost jobs, greed will F ... over you every time. how stupid! Now you are done!!!
Oh.., one other thing moron: Your stupidity-ness, maybe you prefer your food made in China as well? Now your wish comes true!

Robots are clueless!!!

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