Tag: striking workers

  • Hostess May Shut Down If Strikers Don't Return To Work

    Hostess May Shut Down If Strikers Don't Return To Work

    Hostess Brands Inc. said it will ask a U.S. bankruptcy judge for permission to liquidate if enough striking workers do not return to work by the end of Thursday to let the maker of Twinkies and Wonder Bread resume normal operations. Wednesday's announcement escalates a bitter dispute between the 82-year-old... Continue Reading

  • Verizon Workers Hit Picket Lines From Mass. To Va.

    Verizon Workers Hit Picket Lines From Mass. To Va.

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- A union official says thousands of striking workers are joining picket lines and rallies at Verizon work locations from Massachusetts to Virginia. A Communications Workers of America spokesman Robert Master says about 75 workers showed up at Verizon's headquarters in Manhattan on Monday... Continue Reading