Mediation for Hostess


Hostess Twinkies may live on after all. {}Hostess Brands agreed to a Tuesday mediation session with union leaders to try and solve their differences. {}The company's planned liquidation is on hold for now.{}A bankruptcy judge said Monday he wanted both sides to try one last time to reach an agreement that could preserve more than 18,000 jobs. {}The Bakery Workers union went on strike November ninth when the company imposed pay cuts and other concessions. {}Hostess Brands shut down operations Friday.{}The mediation meeting is set for 1:00 p.m. Tuesday. {}So far, details or results have not been released.