Interstate Wants To Ditch CBAs

Law360, New York (February 26, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Bankrupt Interstate Bakeries Corp. wants to reject the collective bargaining agreements it has with two local affiliates of a union, saying that the proposed changes to the agreements are imperative to the company's emergence from Chapter 11.

In a motion filed Thursday in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Kansas, Interstate said that all but two of the locals represented by the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union have ratified modifications to their agreements.

However, the memberships in Biddeford, Maine,...
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