A rush for Hostess products happened after the company announced its shutdown of operations Friday, November 16, 2012.
*Over 18,000 employees at Hostess must be feeling a little bit relieved by the latest talks between their bakers union and the company.
Although it’s not known if all 33 plants will go back to full operation.
According to the Daily Mail, the courts decided that they have to try a mediation between the two, so that this massive layoff can possibly be avoided.
The outcome of the mediation is supposed to be heard in 24 hours and hopefully, we’ll see all of the parties involved come to an agreement that satisfies everyone.
*The Republicans will not stop with their doomsday predictions.
Some threatened to issue pink slips to their employees if Obama won, but it appears that, at least one, has renounced his earlier statements.
As we reported October 9, Westgate Resorts CEO David Siegel, sent all of his employees an e-mail threatening potential layoffs if Obama was re-elected.
*Just when you thought you had it bad Detroit, here comes Providence, RI., education officials handing out layoff notices to every single teacher in the city.
The entire country should shudder in horror because these two cities aren’t the only ones to dismantle public workers by the thousands.
They are mere prototypes for what is to come throughout the nation as federal and state governments appears to be, in the not-so-distant future, trying to eliminate public education. (more…)