Save Our Pensions Rally July 12 in Columbus, Ohio

Car caravans and busloads of active and retired Teamsters, Mineworkers and a range of allies will converge on Columbus, Ohio for a rally Thursday, July 12. Thousands are being mobilized by the pension action committees of the National United Committee to Protect Pensions.

pension_rally_thumb.jpgThese committees, anchored by Teamster retirees, are calling on the Congressional Joint Select Committee on Pensions to find a legislative solution to the pension crisis based on the Butch Lewis Act that was introduced at the end of the 2017 term.

The rally commences at 11 am at the Ohio State Capitol.

Senator Sherrod Brown and other Democratic and Republican members of the Joint Select Committee will hold a hearing on Friday, July 13 in Columbus. Representatives of the NUCPP will be present at the hearing.


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  • Bob Amsden
    commented 2018-07-08 09:04:09 -0400
    The time is now! It’s your hard earned retirement savings. It’s your pension fight for it and make your way to Columbus Ohio. There’s been hundreds of dedicated people from over 37 States that CSPF covers over the past 4 years. We’ve been working nonstop lobbying for your pension. Since our last rally on April 14th of 2016 on the front lawn of the Capitol of the United States we have stopped the cuts to your pension. Please do everything in your power to get to Columbus Ohio on Thursday July 12th. Don’t let the government destroy your retirement. It’s your hard earned pension stand up and fight damm it!!!!!
    Bob Amsden
    Wisconsin/ NUCPP Committee to Protect Pensions
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