Teamster carhaulers are wondering how anyone who accomplishes nothing for 243 days can keep their job. But IBT Carhaul Directors Kevin Moore and Roy Gross have done just that.
The U.S. Treasury Department will issue a decision next week whether to approve or disapprove the drastic pension cut plan proposed by the Central States Fund. A lot is riding on the decision – and even more is riding on what comes after the decision.
UPS made $1.1 billion in profit in the first three months of the year—a 10 percent increase over last year. But executives complained the company is the real victim if the Treasury Department approves Central States pension cuts for 400,000 Teamsters.
If you read one thing on the pension cut crisis, make it this top-notch article from Cincinnati.com. Includes an inspiring video about Rita Lewis, who lost her husband and best friend and became the voice of hundreds of thousands fighting for their pensions.
Over 2,000 retirees and Teamsters from 20 states rallied on Capitol Hill today to support the Keep Our Pension Promises Act, and to call on the U.S. Treasury Dept to reject the pension cuts proposed by the Central States Fund.