Workers’ pensions are being endangered by both Congress and those charged with overseeing them. The Teamsters and our members are standing united to say “No!” to cuts and “Yes!” to greater retirement security!
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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.
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.
Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa joined U.S. Representatives Nancy Pelosi and Debbie Dingell, UAW International Union President Gary Jones, and hundreds of retirees and active members of major unions, at a town hall meeting calling for urgent action to protection pensions.
Teamsters lobby Capitol Hill to push Butch Lewis Act while speakers stress importance of winning in November.
(COLUMBUS, Ohio) – More than 10,000 union workers and retirees assembled on the grounds of the Ohio state Capitol today to let members of a joint congressional committee set to meet here tomorrow know they need to act quickly to protect the jeopardized pensions of some 1.5 million people.
Teamsters, Mineworkers and Bakery unions are rallying in Columbus, Ohio to let members of a joint congressional committee know it is time to act on pension reform.