High Pensions Key Ingredient In Another Hostess Ch. 11

Law360, New York (January 11, 2012, 1:08 PM EST) -- Hostess Brand Inc., the maker of Wonder Bread, Twinkies and other snack cakes, on Wednesday filed for Chapter 11 in an effort to cut its staggering pension expenses — less than three years after emerging from a previous bankruptcy.

Hostess said in its filing in New York bankruptcy court that it had been in negotiations for months with its two main unions — the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers & Grain Millers International Union — on ways to reduce pensions and...
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