(LISBON, Ohio) –– Following the rejection of D.W. Dickey and Son’s most recent offer on July 25, Teamsters Local 92 members have gone on strike at the company’s Columbiana, Lisbon, East Liverpool and Steubenville, Ohio locations. The workers deliver ready-mix concrete for the company.
Teamsters employed at ABF Freight System, Inc. have won major gains in their newly ratified contract that covers approximately 8,500 drivers, dockworkers, mechanics and office workers.
These Workers were moved to tears over their pensions. Watch the video below.
A Milwaukee man who has been among leaders of a movement to secure government help for troubled pension plans urged members of Congress Wednesday to “think, pray and do what’s right” for retirees threatened with loss of much of their pensions.
Five children of Teamster members recently won Union Plus Scholarship awards. Arthur Sawyer won a $750 scholarship; Shaelyn R. Marx, Austin B. Maxwell, Ashley L. McMahan and Aidan P. Morrison each won $500 scholarships.
The last supplement to the ABF National Master Freight Agreement (NMFA) has now been ratified.
Today, Teamsters joined lawmakers at a hearing of the Joint Select Committee on Solvency of Multiemployer Pension Plans to make their voices heard on the need to protect retirement security for thousands of working families.
Listen to the latest episode of Teamster Nation News and learn how the Teamsters are spending their summer fighting for pension reform that will protect the retirement security of hundreds of thousands of workers and retirees.