Save Our Pensions Campaign

TDU is uniting Teamsters and retirees together to save our pensions. We won a major victory when the Treasury Department rejected the Central States pension cut plan. But more than 400,000 Teamsters and retirees still face the threat of cuts. We're fighting back. We worked our whole lives for our pensions—now we are working together to defend them. 

TDU has joined forces with AARP, other unions, the Pension Rights Center and labor allies to support pension reform legislation that will strengthen our pension funds and save our benefits.

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Consent Decree Over Central States Pension Fund Ended

A federal judge has ended the 40-year-old consent decree over the Central States Pension Fund. The decision follows the recommendation of the court-appointed Independent Special Counsel. No changes are expected in the operation of the pension fund.

Central States Pension Fund 2022 Financial Report… and a Motion to End the Consent Decree

The 2022 year-end report of the Independent Special Counsel of the Central States Pension Fund reflects the huge change in the Fund’s standing. It ended the year with net assets of $41.5 billion dollars and nearly full-funding.

Central States Pension Fund is now 97.5% funded

It’s a rags-to-riches story: the Central States Pension Fund went from 14.5% funded and in critical and declining status to 97.5% funded and in healthy condition.

Winning UPS Pension Improvements

About 65,000 UPSers in the 22 states covered by the IBT-UPS Pension Plan get substandard pensions. Upcoming contract negotiations are a chance to do something about it.

New York Locals 707 and 138 Teamsters To Get Full Pensions Restored

Grassroots organizing to save workers’ pensions is literally paying off. The Road Carriers Local 707 Pension Plan received $725.6 million from the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) on February 17, and will start repaying retirees right away to restore their cut pensions.

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