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Tell Congress to Urge Action on Critical Pension Legislation

Our nation’s retirees are facing an impending pension crisis. Through no fault of their own, their pensions are being threatened with massive cuts if Congress fails to act. Legislation, entitled the Butch Lewis Act of 2017 (S. 2147/ H.R. 4444), has been introduced to help shore up pension plans that are currently facing insolvency. Take Action! […]

Vote like a Teamster in 2016

There are many issues facing working families these days and all of them will be affected by the 2016 elections, both at the top of the ticket and all the way down the ballot. Each election we are faced with choices that can play an important role in the lives of working families and this […]

Teamsters Applaud Treasury Decision to Deny CSPF Cuts, Protect Retiree Pensions

Union Will Continue to Move Forward on Legislative Efforts to Repeal MPRA, Protect Pensions (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 […]

What YOU Can Do to Protect YOUR Pension

The following documents explain how you can help protect your pension. Please join in helping support efforts to prevent cuts proposed by the Central States Pension Fund Rescue Plan. Tell your Senators and Representatives to reject the cuts. Call the Teamster Pension Protection Hotline at 1-888-979-9806 to be connected directly to the offices of your members […]

IBT Conducts TLA at Our Miami Hall

From March 11-14, 2014, Teamsters Local 769 hosted a Teamsters Leadership Academy (TLA) where we welcomed business agents and officers from locals across the nation for advanced training and education. The focus of the course was on the legal aspects of collective bargaining in private and public sectors. The four day program placed special emphasis […]