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Showing blog posts published on Jan 20, 2013

Hostess Workers Get New Ally

The 18,000 members of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers (BCTGM) who've made our Twinkies and other classic snacks have a new ally in their struggle for their jobs and pensions and the brand's survival. The bakery workers' pension fund has engaged a prominent New York investment banking firm in connection with Hostess Brands' Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing, BCTGM announced.

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Union-Made Health Foods and Snacks

Photo courtesy of Labor 411

We know it’s hard to keep one resolution going, but we’re going to challenge you to take on two. Eating right is always a smart choice, but if you can buy union and eat right at the same time, you’re definitely on your way to promoting some positive changes. We’ve put together a list of some of the great healthy, union-made products that are out there. See our full product listing for more.

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