TDU is on a drive to increase our membership and our war chest. At our recent Convention, members voted to increase TDU membership dues for the first time in 17 years.
TDU members voted to endorse the O’Brien-Zuckerman Teamsters United Slate and to join a coalition campaign to change the leadership and direction of our union.
The National United Committee to Protect Pensions (NUCPP) has issued a statement in response to the Multiemployer Pension Recapitalization and Reform bill introduced by Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Lamar Alexander (R-TN)
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.
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.
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)
Ken Hall cashed in on a loophole to take home over $400,000 in Teamster salaries, allowances, and pensions.