Hostess Brands Inc. announced today that it will permanently close three bakeries today as a result of a nationwide strike initiated on November 9 by the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union that has prevented the facilities from producing and delivering products.
As you may know, the BCTGM announced a nationwide strike on Friday. I want to provide you with an update on our current status. Read more of this letter to the Hostess workers from company CEO Greg Rayburn.
On Friday, November 9, the Bakery Confectionary Tobacco Grain Millers (BCTGM) International Union put out a press release and related statements that its local unions were striking Hostess Brands at several facilities that would be expanded over the coming days.