Teamster News

Union Retirees: Don't Cut My Pension

CNN Money
12/22/2014

More than a million current and retired truck drivers, construction workers and other union employees could see their pension benefits cut now that Congress has passed a controversial new measure.

By allowing the plans to cut benefits now, lawmakers say it will help keep around 150 pension funds from running out of money.

A devastating blow to retirees

MSNBC
12/19/2014

America "survived" the government shutdown, sacrificing the benefits and pensions for millions of retirees. Ed Schultz gives an impassioned response to the new budget. Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Tony Cardenas join the conversation.

Click here to see the video.

New labor board will keep bosses from stalling union elections

Daily Kos
12/16/2014

The National Labor Relations Board finally issued its long-in-the-works rule speeding up union representation elections. Currently, employers can drag out the election process by withholding information from organizers and with frivolous lawsuits, time they often use to intimidate and coerce workers away from union support.

Join the Pension Justice Campaign

December 15, 2014: Congress has passed pension cut legislation. Our Campaign for Pension Justice will make our voices heard from Capitol Hill to the Central States Pension Fund.

UPS Profits Off Pension Cuts

December 15, 2014: The lame duck Congress has attached pension cut legislation to the end-of-year spending bill that will pave the way for the worst pension cuts in Teamster history.

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