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Fight to Save Pensions Provides Important Lessons

Over the past four years, thousands of retired and active Teamsters have waged the battle to secure their retirement security. For most who got involved in the campaign, it started with the direct threat to their livelihood but morphed into a can-do attitude. As Teamsters, they knew they had to fight to have any chance of protecting the pension benefits that had already been earned. As Butch Lewis once said, “A promise, is a promise, is a promise.”

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ABF Teamsters Gear Up to Win Strong Contract

Teamsters at ABF stand ready to fight for major improvements in the 2018 freight contract.

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What's on the Table at UPS?

National contract negotiations began on January 22. Just prior to the start of negotiations, Teamster Voice described some key improvements members are fighting for in the next contract. It’s up to members to keep up the pressure so these demands aren’t dropped or watered down.

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Concessions for You—Not for Them

Should Hoffa administration officials who negotiate contract givebacks be rewarded with fat salaries?

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How to Clean Out Teamster Corruption

Some of Hoffa’s top lieutenants are getting tossed for corruption and embezzlement. But Teamster members don’t believe that our union is gaining integrity. What’s wrong with this picture?

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Standing Up to Sexual Harassment

Men and women are speaking out against sexual harassment from Hollywood to the shop floor. How to stop sexual harassment in your workplace.

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Effectively Using Your Right to Information

Unions are legally entitled to more information than you might think that could help members win grievances and arbitrations.

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Hoffa Corruption Helps Employers

It ain’t easy out there. Employers are demanding givebacks and coming after our contracts, pensions and healthcare.

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Join TDU. Support Teamsters United. A Message from Diana Kilmury

We fought for 20 long years to win the right to vote, but it means nothing if you don’t exercise it.

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