Teamster Pension Timeline

March 15, 2012: Strong pensions mean retirement security for working Teamsters—and Teamster Power for our union as a whole.

Throughout Teamster history, members have fought to build and protect strong Teamster pensions and defend them from employers—and sometimes our own union officials.

Today, union pensions are once again under attack. To defend our benefits in the future, we need to know our history.

Click here to view the Teamster Pension Timeline.

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