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Republican Senators Introduce New Pension Bill

Senators Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn) have introduced a pension bill, the “Multi-employer Pension Recapitalization and Reform Plan,” to deal with the crisis affecting millions of retirees, surviving spouse, and active workers in some 125 pension plans.

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YRC Plans to Reduce Terminals

YRC management has announced they plan to reduce terminals from 384 to 320 by the end of 2020. In comparison, the combined Yellow and Roadway terminals that formed YRC Freight totaled 571 in 2009.

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UPSers Elect Vote No Activists to Lead Philadelphia Local 623

Teamsters in Philadelphia Local 623 have overwhelmingly elected Richard Hooker and the #623LivesMatter slate. In a four-way race, Hooker beat the incumbent 547-346. That's a 61% to 39% margin. 

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What's Next for the Pension Movement?

The fight to protect the earned pensions of Teamsters—and all workers—is a critical battle. Over a million workers stand to lose their pensions, unless we can pass legislation to make good on the promises made to workers. And the clock is ticking.

An interview with Mike Walden,
Chairman of the National United Committee to Protect Pensions (NUCPP)

 

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Hoffa-Hall Lies & UPS Contract Loopholes

Contract loopholes will let UPS replace Package Car jobs with lower-paid 22.4 drivers.

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Ken Hall Finds a Sweet Loophole in the IBT Constitution

Ken Hall cashed in on a loophole to take home over $400,000 in Teamster salaries, allowances, and pensions.

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