Hostess Brands Confirms Teamsters’ Ratification of Collective Bargaining Agreement; Company Seeking Court Authority to Impose Contract on Bakery and Confectionery Workers

IRVING, Texas, Sept. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Hostess Brands Inc. today announced that employee members of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) voted to ratify changes to their bargaining agreement that, if implemented throughout the Company, will enable Hostess to continue operating.

“We are very grateful to the IBT-represented employees for ratifying our final offer,” said Hostess Brands Chief Executive Officer Gregory F. Rayburn. “We know it was a difficult decision for them, but one that we believe is in the long-term best interests of the entire Company and its 18,500 employees.”   Continue reading “Hostess Brands Confirms Teamsters’ Ratification of Collective Bargaining Agreement; Company Seeking Court Authority to Impose Contract on Bakery and Confectionery Workers”

Hoffa Says Organized Labor Fighting Back Against Right-Wing Radical Agenda

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 Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa Speaks to National Press Club

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa said today in a National Press Club speech that organized labor is the country’s last barricade against a Tea Party takeover of the Republican Party that has lurched to the extreme right by inflaming cultural differences and declaring a war on American workers.

International Brotherhood Of Teamsters. (PRNewsFoto/INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF TEAMSTERS) Continue reading “Hoffa Says Organized Labor Fighting Back Against Right-Wing Radical Agenda”

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