Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa joins Los Angeles CBS Radio reporter Frank Mottek on Mottek on Money to discuss the ongoing challenges of COVID-19 for union members and the critical pension legislation included in the HEROES Act.
(WASHINGTON) – With the House returning at the end of the week, the Teamsters are urging lawmakers to take quick action and pass new broad stimulus legislation that would boost the broken multiemployer pension system, improve the health and safety of all essential workers and include increased funding for state and local governments.
(WASHINGTON) – The fiscal year 2020 omnibus spending bill approved by Congress this week provides resources for many critical investments that better the lives of working Americans, but also misses the mark by not including a broad fix for the nation’s faltering multiemployer pension plans.
Congress is back in session. It's more important than ever that Teamsters urge their lawmakers to back Butch Lewis Act.
Work of Teamster members, retirees power legislation to victory.
(WASHINGTON) – The U.S. House of Representatives voted today to pass H.R. 397, the Rehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act, more commonly referred to as The Butch Lewis Act. The legislation is an essential step to help secure the retirement security of more than 1.5 million workers and retirees nationwide.
(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters Union applauds the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means for today’s vote to approve H.R. 397, the Rehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act, more commonly referred to as The Butch Lewis Act.
(WASHINGTON) – The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa after the House Education and Labor Committee today approved H.R. 397, the Rehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act, which would ensure the retirements of some 1.5 million Americans who have paid into such plans.