Treasury Department sides with Teamster workers, retirees. But the final verdict on pension reform is far from certain.
(WASHINGTON) – Today, the Department of Treasury announced its decision to deny the Central States, Southeast and Southwest Areas Pension Fund (CSPF) application to cut the pensions of thousands of Teamsters Union retirees. The union applauds this decision, and will continue to work with members of Congress to find a solution to the pension crisis.
A bipartisan collection of lawmakers are taking a stand against make drastic cuts to Central States Pension Fund.
Teamsters held a massive rally on Capitol Hill in DC to tell Congress to step in and #protectpensions. The Treasury Dept. must reject the Central States plan to cut retiree benefits and Congress must act now to reverse the damage done by the Multiemployer Pension Reform Act. Check out the video of Sen. Elizabeth Warren speaking to Teamsters.
(WASHINGTON) – Thousands of Teamster retirees from across the country joined together at a rally at the U.S. Capitol today to protest the proposed cuts to their pensions by the Central States, Southeast and Southwest Areas Pension Fund (CSPF). The retirees received pledges of support from more than a dozen members of Congress in their fight to protect their hard-earned pension benefits.
The following information has been posted on behalf of the Teamster Retirees Committee for all attendees of the April 14 Protect Our Pensions Rally.
(WASHINGTON) - The International Brotherhood of Teamsters submitted a response on Central States Pension Fund March 1, 2016 Comments to the Treasury Department today.