The Fight to Protect Pensions in New York State

The New York Times today has a feature report on the fight to stop pension cuts in the Teamster Upstate New York Pension Fund, led by brother Mark Greene, a UPS Teamster in Local 294.

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Brother Greene is not alone in the battle. He’s working with other New York Teamsters to get the facts and stop the rush to pension cuts.

Check it, and join the fight to defend the hard-earned pensions of all workers.


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  • David Thayer Sr.
    commented 2017-03-11 10:47:01 -0500
    All I know is ,I paid enough into my pension at ups to last me untill I died so where is my money Hoffa,god dam crook,and then the one they appoint to represent us sends a letter to the treasury dept urging them to approve the cuts,Tom Baum is not on our side.
  • Le Goans
    commented 2017-01-05 08:17:32 -0500
    Based on the findings of Mr. Siedle, it is obvious that the Teamster New York Pension Fund was a victim of breach of fiduciary duty and other violations of ERISA provisions that are in place to, among other things, assure the security of workers retirement benefits. These provisions of ERISA can “EASILY” be found at the (EBSA) Employee Benefit Security Administration website. The EBSA is an agency at the DOL that has the responsibility to enforce ERISA provisions. Although the DOL had oversight responsibilities of the CSPF for more than 30 years, the EBSA was missing in action when it came to enforcing ERISA. It appears the EBSA has also failed to protect the New York Pension Fund as well. Isn’t it ironic that the ERISA provisions that are not being enforced can be found at the EBSA/enforcer’s website; “point being, how could they not know what their responsibilities are?”
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