Hostess, Unions Push Back Ruling On Labor Agreements

Law360, New York (April 20, 2012, 5:27 PM EDT) -- Bankrupt Hostess Brands Inc. and its workers' unions on Thursday agreed to delay until May 1 a ruling on Hostess' bid to shed collective bargaining agreements, with a New York bankruptcy judge urging the rivals to resolve their differences for the sake of the company.

Hostess and the unions held strong to their respective sides in the battle over the company's pension obligations in a hearing stretching over multiple days this week, leading U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Robert Drain to encourage them to put off a decision...
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