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.
Teamsters are ramping up efforts to convince lawmakers to back the Butch Lewis Act of 2017.
Union representatives explain to elected officials that reform is needed to help retirees, workers.
Union holds House, Senate briefings with staffers to brief them on Butch Lewis Act.