January 9, 2015: Teamsters and retirees from across the Central States Fund and other pension funds are organizing to protect our pensions. Central States was built with pension contributions earned by our blood and sweat.
Teamster Voice 292 January/February2015
January 9, 2015: They’ve delivered contract givebacks, healthcare cuts, and a pension disaster in the Central States.
January 8, 2015: A new leadership team took office in Rhode Island Teamster Local 251 last year after members organized a grassroots movement for change.
January 8, 2015: A Hoffa administration VP told Teamsters to cross the picket line. But Waste Management workers won a strike that will raise their pay from $12.50 to $20 an hour.
January 8, 2015: Congress approved pension cut legislation in a sneak attack amendment to the budget bill.
January 8, 2015: Working Teamsters were hammered with concessions in 2014.
January 8, 2015: The Vote No movement showed that a majority of Teamsters in key industries oppose Hoffa-Hall's concessions.
February 6, 2015: Teamster members will vote for International Union officers in 2016. But the election process starts now.
January 8, 2015: While other Teamsters were taking concessions, UPS Teamsters in New York Local 804 won a $400 pension increase, 150 new full-time jobs and grievance procedure reform.