Pension and Benefits

TDU in Action—Pension and Benefits
“TDU will support any fight launched by the International Union to defend our benefits. And we will continue to inform members so we can put pressure on the employers and on Hoffa, when necessary, to save and strengthen our benefits.”
K.W. Phillips, Roadway
Local 667, Memphis, Tenn.

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Pension Workshops: Our Rights, the Benefit Cuts and How We Can Beat Them
TDU brings together concerned Teamsters and pension experts to share information and build a movement to restore our benefits and strengthen them for the future.

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Pension and Benefits Newswire


International Union to Increase Payments to Officer Only Fund

May 22, 2012: The amount of members' dues money that goes to an officer-only pension fund will nearly double next year to $9 million. And an even more exclusive plan, which is reserved for International officials only, is taking another $12.5 million in dues.

Calif Retirees Hit with Higher Costs

March 23, 2012: "I retired last year thinking I had a good Teamster pension with affordable health care. Last month the Teamster health plan jacked-up my family health payment to $975 a month."

NY Times: Don't Cut Pensions, Expand Them

March 16, 2012: On Thursday morning the New York State Legislature agreed to a deal limiting pensions for future public employees. The state thus joins 43 others that have recently enacted legislation curtailing public retirement benefits.

Standing Up For Our Pensions

March 15, 2012: The new issue of Teamster Voice includes a special report that looks at the rise and decline of Teamster pension funds—and how members can stand up to save strong Teamster pensions.

Teamster Pension Timeline

March 15, 2012: Strong pensions mean retirement security for working Teamsters—and Teamster Power for our union as a whole.

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