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Rome is Burning

Time is running out for disgraced IBT Vice President Rome Aloise. He will appear before Judge Barbara Jones in a hearing on April 6. The architect of the Vairma-Herrera campaign is expected to be suspended or barred for life from the Teamsters. 

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Sign a Thank You Note to the Pension Movement Activists Who Just Saved Our Pensions

The Butch Lewis Emergency Pension Relief Act was just signed into law. Sign a Thank You message to the activists who built the movement that saved the pensions of 400,000 Teamsters and 2.5 million workers. 

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How Grassroots Organizing Saved Our Pensions

When TDU launched the pension movement in 2013, preventing pension cuts seemed almost impossible. But rank-and-file organizing by thousands of workers and retirees have made it a reality. This week, the Butch Lewis Emergency Pension Relief Act will be signed into law, a victory that will protect the pensions of 400,000 Teamsters and 2.5 million workers. How did this happen and what can we win from this rank-and-file victory?

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TDU Helped Us Organize to Fight

From the very beginning, TDU informed us what was being planned to destroy our earned, promised pensions. Unfortunately, it wasn't our Union leadership. They were part of the plan that supported the changes to allow possible reductions.

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Remembering the History of the Pension Fight

As I sit on my back porch this beautiful Sunday morning in Georgia and look at that coffee cup, I am as proud to be a Teamsters Retiree as ever, and I hope you are too!

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The Most Significant Organizing Of My Life

An email I got from TDU in 2013 was the spark that got us going in the Twin Cities. Steve Helle, Sam Karam, David Kremer, Randy Furst, Paul McDaniel, and me met shortly after and got our movement in Minnesota started.

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VICTORY: PENSION PROTECTION PASSES THE U.S. SENATE!

We did it! The Butch Lewis Emergency Pension Relief Act has passed the U.S. Senate and is expected to be signed into law within a week. 

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Solidarity with Amazon Workers in Alabama

UPS Teamsters stand with Amazon workers in Bessemer Alabama as they vote on their union election. 

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URGENT ACTION ALERT: We Can Stop Pension Cuts if We Act Now

UPDATED: After years of grassroots organizing, workers and retirees are on the brink of winning a historic victory this weekend that will save the pensions of millions as part of the American Rescue Plan Act (also known as the COVID-19 Relief Bill). 

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TDU Online Town Hall for OZ-Teamsters United Volunteers, Sunday, March 7

TDU is hosting an online Town Hall for O’Brien-Zuckerman Teamsters United campaign volunteers on Sunday, March 7. Hear from General President Candidate Sean O’Brien, other candidates and grassroots volunteers. Find out what’s next and how you can be involved in building a winning grassroots campaign. 

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