(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.
Join Your Brothers and Sisters in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, April 14 to Demand Congress Block Central States Pension Fund from Cutting Your Pension!
Sen. Peters, Rep. Dingell lead charge defending retirement security. Now Congress needs to wake up
(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters today hailed the Senate Finance Committee for holding a hearing looking into the need to reform multiemployer pension plans like the Central States Pension Fund, which has proposed slashing the benefits of retirees by as much as 70 percent.
John Simmons, 68, retired in 2003 from Roadway Express after 12 years with the company. After 44 years of work, he decided that between Social Security, Medicare and retirement funds, he'd be set to still provide for his family.
In order to provide additional opportunities for plan participants to provide feedback, Treasury is hosting regular conference calls on the Central States application every Monday.