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Union Financial Reports Now Available

The 2020 financial reports filed with the Department of Labor by locals, joint councils and the IBT are now available on line; the deadline for filing was March 31.  

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FAQs on the Butch Lewis Emergency Pension Relief Act

What will the Butch Lewis Emergency Pension Relief Act mean for Teamster pension funds and for your pension? Get answers to Frequently Asked Questions.

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TDU Workshop on the Butch Lewis Act - Watch the Videos

Learn the story behind the pension win and get answers to your questions about how the legislation will affect Teamster pensions.

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Aloise Hearing Starts April 6; Members Can only View in San Francisco

The corruption hearing on the racketeering and corruption charges against Rome Aloise begins on April 6 and will continue for up to nine days, according to Judge Barbara Jones. Aloise is the International Vice President from California who is a serial corruption violator, and the architect of the Vairma-Herrera slate for the IBT office.

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Central States 2020 Financial Report Shows: Pension Protection Comes Just in Time

The 2020 financial report of the Central States Pension Fund shows that the passage of the Butch Lewis pension relief act comes just in time to prevent drastic pension cuts, and to protect all earned pensions for decades to come.

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UPS Freight FAQs

The IBT posted a letter from UPS Freight to all locals addressing a range of questions raised by members concerning the recent sale to TFI. The letter confirms that TFI will adhere to contract provisions and pension requirements. Those Teamsters not yet vested in the pension will not lose their accrued time. UPS Freight Teamster members and stewards need to continue to monitor and enforce the contract during the transition. 

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Facing Ouster from Teamsters, Rome Aloise Tries To Steal the Election in Local 948

Even with one foot out the door for racketeering, Rome Aloise is still retaliating against members and trying to rig Teamster elections: this time in Northern California Local 948.

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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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