Hostess CEO’s Anti-Union Talk Shows Silence Can Be Golden

Law360, New York (May 1, 2013, 8:14 PM EDT) -- Hostess Brands LLC's recent rush to deny media reports based on a top executive's comments that the revamped company was looking to hire only nonunion workers should serve as a lesson to employers to watch what they say when opining publicly on labor issues.

The newly revived Hostess snack cake company sparked controversy when reports surfaced last week suggesting that corporate officers from one of the companies that acquired several iconic brands, including Twinkies, from bankrupt Hostess Brands Inc. had said the company did not intend...
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