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.”
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Local 667, Memphis, Tenn.

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Pension and Benefits Newswire


YRC Bargaining to Resume Wednesday

July 6, 2009: The IBT and YRC will continue talks on Wednesday, July 8, when they consider a proposal to temporarily terminate YRC participation in Teamster pension plans for about 14 months.

YRC: Bargain to Protect Jobs

June 22, 2009: The International Union is in talks with YRC with a proposal to defer employer pension contributions for 14 months. The aim is to help restore the company’s profitability.

IBT Proposes 14-month Pension Deal for YRC

June 18, 2009. The International Union is proposing that the national contract with YRC be amended to defer pension contributions for some 14 months, which would allow nearly $500 million in savings to the carrier.

Hoffa Talks More Concessions

June 8, 2009: YRC has been terminated from participation in the Teamster pension fund in the West, effective June 10. At the same time, the Hoffa administration is planning to re-open the national contract.

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