Members of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union went on strike Nov. 9 in protest over an eight percent pay cut and reduction in benefits after Hostess signed a contract with its largest Union, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. As a lot of employees of any business know, getting a pay cut or having benefits revoked in any way isn’t the best morale booster. This has gotten to the point where workers are making their position heard.
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What Americans have come to love about Twinkies, Ding Dongs, Zingers , and other delicious treats may come to an end with the Hostess strike reaching the 5 p.m. ET deadline Nov. 15. According to Chron, the company will assess their plant operations and make an announcement on Friday. This will cease the production of eight different brands the food company, including Wonder Bread and Home Pride.