August 3, 2007: by Thomas L.
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
July 18, 2007: Some defenders of management’s pension proposal claim that a $4 billion withdrawal liability payment from UPS would fix Central States and safeguard members’ benefits.
July 12, 2007: In June ABF CEO Bob Davidson circulated a letter to all Teamster employees saying that members should dump their Teamster pensions for a company 401(k).
June 28, 2007: At a press conference today, Senator Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) introduced the Restoring Pension Promises to Workers Act of 2007, which contains a number of provisions “to help ensure Ame
June 26, 2007: Logistics Management says there is good news for shippers in our union's current round of bargaining with UPS, and in the upcoming NMFA negotiations.
June 18, 2007: By John Gallagher, for Traffic World - Pension benefits are in play as never before in the current round of negotiations between UPS and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters,
June 8, 2007: UPS management has put a dangerous proposal on the table: to pull UPS Teamsters out of the Central States Pension Fund, the plan that covers 42,000 full-timers in 25 states.
June 8, 2007: UPS management has been trying to win control over our pensions for years.
June 8, 2007: As negotiators for UPS and our union square off over the pension issue, members in the Eastern Region’s two largest UPS locals want to know whether early bargaining will deliver a r
“That fund is not 100 percent funded. When that fund gets to 100 percent based on their rules, they’ll do the right thing.”