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Don’t Let Congress Pull a Secret Deal - Stop the Pension Composite Bill

John Kline, the Minnesota congressman that snuck through the Multiemployer Pension Reform Act (MEPRA) as part of the omnibus spending bill in 2014, is at it again. MEPRA allowed Central States and other Funds in “critical status” to propose drastic cuts to earned benefits. 

Central States Financial Update

The Central States Pension Fund ended the second quarter on June 30, 2016, with $15.6 billion in assets, down $500 million since the start of the year, according to the Financial and Analytical Report obtained and reviewed by Teamsters for a Democratic Union (TDU).

Pension Cuts Hit UPS Teamsters In Southwest

UPS Teamsters in the Southwest thought they saved their health benefits by voting no. But they got stuck with an inferior health plan—and pension cuts too.

Teamster Pension Movement Plans for Victory

The fight to preserve Teamsters’ hard-earned pensions won a big victory when Treasury rejected the Central States proposed cuts. But the real fight to save pensions lies ahead.

Upstate NY Teamsters Threatened with 20-31% Pension Cuts

The New York State Teamster Pension Fund has just threatened 30,000 Teamsters and retirees with huge pension cuts, according to the newly-appointed “Retiree Representative,” Tom Baum. 

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UPS Teamsters Win $1.29 Million Wage Theft Lawsuit

UPS Teamsters in metro New York have won a $1.29 million class action lawsuit settlement against UPS for illegally deducting money from employees’ paychecks and giving it to United Way. 

“This was a union member-led fight. They blew the whistle, filed a class action lawsuit, and won,” said Teamsters Local 804 President Vinnie Perrone.

Rome Aloise Permanently Banned from the Teamsters

Judge Barbara Jones issued a decision today in which Rome Aloise is “permanently barred from the Teamsters and is permanently enjoined from participating in union affairs.”   The decision takes effect on January 31, 2022. Aloise has resigned as International VP effective December 31.

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