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  • Twinkie Salvation Talks Fail, as Mediation Called 'Unsuccessful' by Hostess

    Twinkie Salvation Talks Fail, as Mediation Called 'Unsuccessful' by Hostess
    Hostess Brands said Tuesday evening that a last-ditch mediation session with its bakers' union over a new contract imposed in bankruptcy court had failed, bringing the company closer to liquidation. Hostess said in a brief statement that the mediation...
  • Time Runs Out For Hostess; Liquidation OK'd By Judge

    Time Runs Out For Hostess; Liquidation OK'd By Judge
    Time finally ran out for Hostess Brands on Wednesday, as a bankruptcy judge gave preliminary approval to the baker's request to liquidate the 82-year old company. A last-ditch attempt to mediate a pay-and-benefits dispute between the company and its...
  • Time runs out for Hostess, judge approves liquidation plan

    Time runs out for Hostess, judge approves liquidation plan
    Time finally ran out for Hostess Brands on Wednesday, as a bankruptcy judge gave preliminary approval to the baker's request to liquidate the 82-year old company. A last-ditch attempt to mediate a pay-and-benefits dispute between the company and its...
  • Hostess approved for liquidation, fate of local facilities all but certain

    Hostess approved for liquidation, fate of local facilities all but certain
    More than 138 jobs at Hostess facilities in Atwater and Glendale appear headed for the chopping block — this time for good after a federal bankruptcy judge on Wednesday approved the company’s plan for an “orderly wind-down.” A...
  • Unions, Boomers Digesting Twinkies' Lesson

    "All Gods were immortal." — Stanislaw Lec And also brands, the gods of the marketplace. Earthquakes may strike, dynasties may fall and locusts may devour the crops, but Oldsmobile and Pan Am are forever. Never mind. But about the death of...
  • Small Wonders: Ding-dong, the Ding Dong is dead

    Like a lot of people, I met the news of Hostess Brands closing with something between melancholic shock and shoulder-shrugging resignation. Never a huge fan of Twinkies, I was relieved that I finally got to eat a deep-fried one at the L.A. County Fair...
  • Commentary: Ding-dong, the Ding Dong is dead

    Like a lot of people, I met the news of Hostess Brands closing with something between melancholic shock and shoulder-shrugging resignation. Never a huge fan of Twinkies, I was relieved that I finally got to eat a deep-fried one at the L.A. County Fair...
  • Hostess threatening to shut down operations in Indianapolis as workers plan a picket

    Hostess threatening to shut down operations in Indianapolis as workers plan a picket
    Hostess Brands, the company behind Twinkies and Wonder Bread, is warning its employees not to strike at its plant in Indianapolis or elsewhere. Company officials have said they will permanently shut down the plants if this happens. The Texas-based...
  • Might be time to stockpile Twinkies and Ding-Dongs

    Might be time to stockpile Twinkies and Ding-Dongs
    Could it be twilight for Twinkies? Say it ain't so! Hostess told picketing employees to get back to work by 5 o'clock Thursday afternoon. It said, if they didn't, it would have to liquidate the company. That deadline came and went. Still no word on...
  • Hostess asks court for OK to close operations, sell off brands

    Hostess asks court for OK to close operations, sell off brands
    Hostess Brands -- the maker of such iconic baked goods as Twinkies, Devil Dogs and Wonder Bread -- announced Friday that it is asking a federal bankruptcy court for permission to close its operations, blaming a strike by bakers protesting a new contract...
  • Judge OKs Bonuses for Execs in Hostess Liquidation

    Judge OKs Bonuses for Execs in Hostess Liquidation
    NEW YORK -- A federal bankruptcy judge finalized the liquidation of Hostess Brands on Thursday and approved a bonus plan for senior executives involved in the wind-down of the company. Union representatives had opposed the plan, which offers $1.75...
  • Hostess is Shutting Down Its Operations Because of a Union Strike

    Hostess is Shutting Down Its Operations Because of a Union Strike
    Hostess, the company that makes Twinkies, Devil Dogs, Wonderbread, and a bunch of other stuff that is terrible for you, has filed for bankruptcy. The company will close its operations, shut down hundreds of locations worldwide and put 18,500 people out of...