March 15, 2012: Strong pensions mean retirement security for working Teamsters—and Teamster Power for our union as a whole.
Pension and Benefits
TDU in Action—Pension and Benefits
“TDU will support any fight launched by the International Union to defend our benefits. And we will continue to inform members so we can put pressure on the employers and on Hoffa, when necessary, to save and strengthen our benefits.”
K.W. Phillips, Roadway
Local 667, Memphis, Tenn.
Pension Workshops: Our Rights, the Benefit Cuts and How We Can Beat Them
TDU brings together concerned Teamsters and pension experts to share information and build a movement to restore our benefits and strengthen them for the future.
Pension and Benefits Newswire
March 15, 2012: Protecting our pensions and healthcare has to be a top priority in contract negotiations.
March 15, 2012: UPS Teamsters earn dramatically different pensions depending on the plan they're in.
How does your UPS pension stack up? And what does the UPS Pension Divide mean for your retirement security?
March 15, 2012: Teamster members in every industry are still paying the price for Hoffa's pension missteps and the UPS pullout from the Central States.
December 14, 2011: After decades of uncertainty over millions of dollars of potential pension withdrawal liability, Teamsters union-covered trucking companies in multi-employer pension plans finally have some tangible financial rays of hope.
November 7, 2011: The mid-2011 financial report on the Central States Pension Fund is now available from Teamsters for a Democratic Union. The report, prepared by the Fund’s Independent Special Counsel, shows that Central States has to make 11 percent return on investments to keep from going backward.
September 20, 2011: Gary Skarka had a rewarding middle-management career at AT&T, along with some of the best retirement benefits in the country.
June 2, 2011: YRC Worldwide Inc., Overland Park, Kan., on Wednesday resumed making contributions to its union pension plans after a 23-month hiatus, but the contributions are 75% less than they had been.
May 20, 2011: Thousands of YRC Teamsters have questions about the future of their benefits.