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Episode 164: Pushing to Protect Pensions


Getting the lowdown on a new joint select congressional panel that holds the future of the Teamsters’ years-long effort to secure the retirements of hundreds of thousands of its members in its hands, and how retirees and workers can help. Plus, how a critically-acclaimed rock band sprung from Teamster security guard jobs at a New York City museum.


Features audio from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa; Teamsters International Vice President At Large John Murphy; Teamsters retiree organizer Mike Walden; Local 348 member and Dean Foods driver Mike Latin; Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.); Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio); and Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.)

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