Save Our Pensions Campaign

TDU is uniting Teamsters and retirees together to save our pensions. We won a major victory when the Treasury Department rejected the Central States pension cut plan. But more than 400,000 Teamsters and retirees still face the threat of cuts. We're fighting back. We worked our whole lives for our pensions—now we are working together to defend them. 

TDU has joined forces with AARP, other unions, the Pension Rights Center and labor allies to support pension reform legislation that will strengthen our pension funds and save our benefits.

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Decision on Central States This Week

The U.S. Treasury Department will issue a decision this week whether to approve or disapprove the drastic pension cut plan proposed by the Central States Fund.  A lot is riding on the decision – and even more is riding on what comes after the decision.

Teamsters Protest Broken Pension Promises at U.S. Capitol

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If you read one thing on the pension cut crisis, make it this top-notch article from Cincinnati.com.  Includes an inspiring video about Rita Lewis, who lost her husband and best friend and became the voice of hundreds of thousands fighting for their pensions.

Minnesota Rally: “We’re going to overturn this damn law and get our pensions back!”

While thousands rallied in Washington, D.C. to protest potential cuts to the Central States pension, 300 Teamsters and their families picketed Rep. Jon Kline’s Burnsville, Minnesota office. 

Teamsters Rally in Washington to Protect Pensions

Over 2,000 retirees and Teamsters from 20 states rallied on Capitol Hill today to support the Keep Our Pension Promises Act, and to call on the U.S. Treasury Dept to reject the pension cuts proposed by the Central States Fund.

April 14 Rally to Protect Pensions

Teamsters from as far away as Houston, Tampa, and Omaha will join over a thousand from North Carolina, Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin and countless other states as retirees, Teamsters, and allies converge on Washington for a rally at the Capitol to call on the Treasury Department to reject proposed cuts by Central States and demand that Congress protect our earned pensions. 

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