Striking Hostess Workers Face Thursday Afternoon Deadline - News9.com - Oklahoma City, OK - News, Weather, Video and Sports |

News

Striking Hostess Workers Face Thursday Afternoon Deadline

Posted: Updated:
File photo. File photo.
TULSA, Oklahoma -

The clock is ticking for some Oklahoma workers.

Hostess has given striking employees a 4 p.m. Thursday deadline to get back to work, or the company will start liquidating.

Workers in Tulsa and across the country are protesting proposed wage and benefits cuts.

The maker of Twinkies, Ding Dongs and Snoballs says if the strike doesn't end Thursday, all 18,000 employees nationwide will be laid off and the company will go out of business.

News On 6 spoke to two Tulsa members of the Bakery, Confectionary, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union who say they're not backing down in spite of the company's threat to close down.

The say the company has tried to pressure the BCTGM union before.

11/12/2012 Related Story: Tulsa Hostess Workers Join Nationwide Strike

  • NewsMore>>

  • 4-Car Accident Shuts Down I-35 SB Near Purcell

    4-Car Accident Shuts Down I-35 SB Near Purcell

    According to Oklahoma Department of Transportation, at about 2 p.m., the southbound lanes of I-35 are closed at Johnson Rd. near Purcell, due to an accident.More >>
    According to Oklahoma Department of Transportation, at about 2 p.m., the southbound lanes of I-35 are closed at Johnson Rd. near Purcell, due to an accident.More >>
  • Money Matters: Pure Gasoline Or E10?

    Money Matters: Pure Gasoline Or E10?

    The cost at the gas pump is something every driver takes notice of nowadays.The cost at the gas pump is something every driver takes notice of nowadays.
    The cost at the gas pump is something every driver takes notice of nowadays. And when it comes to filling up the tank to get the most bang for your buck, what is the most efficient way of going about things: E10 or 100 percent gasoline?More >>
    The cost at the gas pump is something every driver takes notice of nowadays. And when it comes to filling up the tank to get the most bang for your buck, what is the most efficient way of going about things: E10 or 100 percent gasoline?More >>

Special Features

Community Calendar

Find out what's going on around town and submit events!

Share

See it! Shoot it! Send it! Share your weather pics and videos with NewsOn6.com!

iPhone App

Get breaking news, weather, sports & video directly on your iPhone.

Mobile Alerts

Get breaking news, headlines, weather alerts & more on your cell phone.

TV Schedule

Need to know what's on TV? Check out our television schedule.

Live Radar

WARN Interactive
Powered by WorldNow
News 9
7401 N. Kelley Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73111
OKLAHOMA CITY'S OWN TM
Oklahoma's Own News9.com is proud to provide Oklahomans with timely and relevant news and information, sharing the stories, pictures and loves of Oklahomans across our great state including Oklahoma City's Own.
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014, WorldNow and KWTV. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.