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twinked off

Saint Charles, MO

#1 Nov 17, 2012
bakers refuse 8% paycut,now you asses get no pay and our children-big and small-get no hostess goodies.good job unions. good case for right to work
concerned

Saint Charles, MO

#2 Nov 18, 2012
this is just the begining. company's are tired of unions demands runing their companys. the people need to take back their country. stop this admins. from buying votes & put people in congress that repesent the people's wishes. wake up america & stop the gimmee & free crap the democrats are buying votes with. the gov. is suppose to work for the people no the other way around.
One sided

Florissant, MO

#3 Nov 18, 2012
twinked off wrote:
bakers refuse 8% paycut,now you asses get no pay and our children-big and small-get no hostess goodies.good job unions. good case for right to work
While the executives took a 300% pay increase.
Hostess

Florissant, MO

#4 Nov 18, 2012
I worked for Hostess (teamster) and we took the pay cut and concessions, rather than risking loss of our jobs. Our union gave us the facts, and good advice. Now we all lose because the bakers union thought they were smarter than everyone else. Sad day for all of us now. I would much rather be working for less, than not working for anything. Guess it is unemployment and foodstamps for a while. Or work for minimum wage somewhere.
twinked off

Saint Charles, MO

#5 Nov 19, 2012
well, you said "our union gave us the facts,and good advice".that is rich in it's self.i looked up the salarys of the union bosses,i suggest you do the same.then get back to us.i'd like to hear from someone like you now that you have no job.what was the outcome the union promised?...sorry you lost your job.
twinked off

Saint Charles, MO

#6 Nov 19, 2012
hey hostess workers,looks like you guys get a mulligan.
toadmann

Pittsburgh, PA

#7 Nov 19, 2012
youtube.com/watch... non virgin rant just bye Twinkie thats is a terrible wow,,Twinkies will be missed
Harry Knuckles

Saint Louis, MO

#8 Nov 19, 2012
It wasnt Union bosses it was corporate greed. get your facts straight before you post DOUCHE BAG
twinked off

Saint Charles, MO

#9 Nov 19, 2012
overall political contributions to the democrates-$1,474,204.00 (99.73%)........to the republicans-$4,000.00 (.27%) you can verify at www.unionfacts.com
Bane Cap

Saint Louis, MO

#10 Nov 20, 2012
There was a contributing factor that has been discussed much, the company was saddled with a lot of debt after a "vulture capitalist" firm stripped away a lot of their liquid assets. When are we going to go after these corporate raiders?
twinked off

Saint Charles, MO

#11 Nov 20, 2012
greg rayburn,ceo of hostess,cut his own salary to $1.00 a year......union pres. salary-$262,654.00
Harry Knuckles

Saint Louis, MO

#13 Nov 20, 2012
$262,654.00 chump change
Whats important

Englewood, CO

#14 Nov 20, 2012
They legalize pot and then do away with twinkies. Well played America.
twinked off

Saint Charles, MO

#15 Nov 20, 2012
union sec. treasurer salary.....$244,396.00
twinked off

Saint Charles, MO

#16 Nov 21, 2012
how about the union exec.vice pres....$218,989.00. still chump change harry ?
Really

Saint Charles, MO

#17 Nov 25, 2012
Harry Knuckles wrote:
It wasnt Union bosses it was corporate greed. get your facts straight before you post DOUCHE BAG
What makes people think they are going to make there point by calling names? Thats grade school mentality.
And $200k plus is "chump change"???????
It might be to a union boss, not to most of us.
Blah

Florissant, MO

#18 Nov 28, 2012
I have to say I'm sorry for the Teamsters here, at least they were trying to be resonable, well, reasonable for unions anyway.

What really makes it all sad is that unions have completely lost their way. They need to focus on being an asset to companies, stressing professionalism and work expertise. If unions want to remain relevant they have to show that even though they may get paid more, the company will make more as well because the quality and quantity of work will go up.

Unfortunately, with ridiculous 'work rules' and the 'do just barely enough work' attitude unions both cost more and return a lower quality of work with a lower output of product to boot.

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