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Western Pennsylvania Pension Fund Applies for Benefit Cuts

The Western Pennsylvania Teamsters and Employers Pension Fund, headquartered in Pittsburgh, applied for permission to reduce benefits to remain solvent, which could cut the pensions of thousands of Teamsters.

Central States Pension: Latest Financial Report

The Central States Pension Fund ended the first quarter of 2018 with assets of $14.8 billion, a loss of $172 million for the quarter ending March 31, 2018. However, the loss would have been much worse except for a one-time payment of $467 million by the Kroger Corporation; this was a lump sum payment to pull all Kroger and some Kroger-contractor employees out of the pension fund permanently.

“Fix it! Fix it” Thousands Rally to Save Pensions

Thousands of unionists, most of them Mineworkers and Teamsters, but also workers from other unions and groups, rallied under a hot sun outside the Ohio State Capitol in Columbus on July 12 to demand that Congress take action to save workers’ earned pensions.

Giant Rally for Pension Protection

Some 10,000 union members, led by mine workers, Teamster retirees, and pension advocates rally in Columbus to urge passage of the Butch Lewis Act to protect hard-earned pensions. Speakers are calling on Congress to “do the right thing” to safeguard pensions for millions who did honest work, earned a pension, and could lose it due to no fault of their own.

Save Our Pensions Rally July 12 in Columbus, Ohio

Car caravans and busloads of active and retired Teamsters, Mineworkers and a range of allies will converge on Columbus, Ohio for a rally Thursday, July 12. Thousands are being mobilized by the pension action committees of the National United Committee to Protect Pensions.

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2023 TDU Convention: Thank You!

Over 500 Teamster activists, organizers, and leaders gathered from across the country for a weekend of rank-and-file education. The 2023 TDU Convention has us feeling energized and inspired to keep building the labor movement from the bottom-up. 

Stand with UAW President Shawn Fain at the TDU Convention

UAW President Shawn Fain will join us as a featured speaker at the TDU Convention, November 3-5 in Chicago. Hear about what’s at stake in the UAW’s Stand Up Strike and what Teamsters can do to stand in solidarity.

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