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Time to Meet with Congressional Reps

Teamster pension activists from the Twin Cities met recently with Congressman Keith Ellison (D-MN). They reported having a very fruitful discussion. 

Boston Teamsters on Strike to Save Pensions

Teamsters who work at ABC Supply have been on strike six weeks at four locations in the Boston area – to defend their right to maintain a pension plan. ABC Supply is a national corporation supplying roofing, siding and other building materials – and is owned by a union-busting billionaire. 

Central States Fund Quarterly Report

Following the May 6 decision of the Treasury Department to reject the Central States Fund’s application for pension cuts, the Fund Trustees immediately considered a new plan for more drastic cuts and also a proposal to sue the Treasury Department.   

Retirees Win Round One

Who could have predicted a year ago, as Congress-sanctioned pension cuts gathered momentum, that thousands of retired truckers self-organizing in diners and union halls across Middle America would manage to apply the brakes?

Central States Director Says “No Resubmission”

Thomas Nyhan, the Director of the Central States Pension Plan, says the fund will not resubmit a revised proposal to the Treasury Department, because the cuts would have to be too deep.

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Taking on the Bosses' Blame Game: Rail Edition

Whenever a strike is on the table, Corporate America reaches for the same PR playbook. They tell the public how union members are overpaid and a strike would devastate the economy. We can beat these tactics. Here’s how. 

Sean O’Brien & Fred Zuckerman will be at the TDU Convention–Will You?

We’ve taken back our union and won new leadership and a new direction. Join Teamster leaders and rank-and-file activists at the TDU Convention to plan what’s next, October 28-30 in Chicago. 

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