TULSA - Workers at the Wonder Bread plant in Tulsa are on strike, joining thousands of other Hostess employees at 12 plants across the country.
Hostess owns Wonder Bread.
Workers are upset over a new contract that would force pay cuts and reduce pensions and benefits.
The company is in bankruptcy and is threatening more plant closures and layoffs if a deal isn't reached, but Tulsa's Wonder Bread employees formed their own picket line.
"We're out here for... trying to get our pension back and keep from getting an 8 percent pay cut," said Bobby Hill, Wonder Bread employee.
Leaders fear if employees don't agree to the contract the company will shut down.
Because of the strike, Hostess now says it's permanently closing bakeries in St. Louis, Cincinnati and Seattle.
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