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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Pension Fight Reaches the Rio Grande

Over 70 retirees and spouses met on Saturday just north of the Rio Grande in San Juan, and the hot topic was the fight to defend their Central States pension benefits. These retirees hail from 15 states and 25 different locals.

UPDATED: Too Big to Fail: The Huge Community Impact of Pension Cuts

The huge economic impact that the proposed cuts by the Central States would have on American communities is now detailed for all 435 Congressional Districts.

Retirees Speak Out in Kansas City

There was not an empty seat in the house as over one thousand Teamsters packed the Kansas City Convention Center to participate in the last public hearing scheduled by the US Department of Treasury, and hosted by Special Master Kenneth Feinberg.  

Treasury Department Rejects UPS’s Move to Cut Pensions Even More

The US Treasury Department has published a proposed rule which rejects UPS’s claim that Central States pensions should be cut even more to save the giant corporation from living up to its contract clause to “make whole” UPS Teamsters who retired in 2008 and after. 

Central States Pension Report: 3rd Quarter 2015

The third quarter financial report of the Central States Pension Fund shows assets dropped to $15.9 billion, due in large part to the stock market decline last August. 

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