Read as much as you want on BostonGlobe.com, anywhere and anytime, for just 99¢.

Celtics Live

81

92

4th Quarter 2:10

Bruins Live

1

1

2nd Prd 13:54

Patriots Live

17

16

Final

Hostess union wants trustee

A Hostess Brands Inc. union and a pension fund asked the judge overseeing the company’s bankruptcy on Tuesday to appoint a Chapter 11 trustee to wind down the maker of Twinkies and Wonder Bread.

‘‘A Chapter 11 trustee must be appointed to oversee the debtors’ orderly liquidation and protect the best interest of creditors,’’ according to a filing in US Bankruptcy Court in White Plains, N.Y., by the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union and the Bakery and Confectionery Union and Industry International Pension Fund.

Continue reading below

Hostess last week won interim approval to shut down and start selling assets after last-minute mediation failed to resolve a contract dispute.

Union and pension-fund lawyers said in court papers they support an ‘‘orderly’’ wind-down but ‘‘object to that process being carried out by incumbent management.’’

Loading comments...
Subscriber Log In

You have reached the limit of 5 free articles in a month

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com