January 24, 2011: Wall Street greed and the corporate attack on unions has triggered a crisis in our pensions.
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.
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.
Pension and Benefits Newswire
January 24, 2011: The Central States Pension Fund will totally eliminate retirement before age 57, effective July 1.
February 1, 2011: Can a new plan with a blank slate help organize new members into our pensions?
January 20, 2011: The Central States Pension Fund will totally eliminate retirement before age 57, effective July 1.
December 28, 2010: Washington is panicking over the national debt.
January 3, 2011: In early December, a bill was introduced in Congress that will escalate the attack on public employee pensions.
December 20, 2010: Freight Teamsters have gotten little but bad news from their employers and from the Hoffa administration.
December 20, 2010: YRC Teamsters were asked to vote for massive concessions for nearly five years, and were offered one benefit: resumption of pension credits, at a smaller contribution rate.
January 18, 2011: We Would Never Do That, Swore Hoffa and Hall.
November 10, 2010: Expanding retirement plan coverage most likely will take a back seat to reducing budget deficits when control of the House shifts to the Republican Party in January 2011, Hill watchers told BNA in interviews leading up to and after the election.