SOME NEWS PAPER ARTICLES

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  1. hemorrhoid

    hemorrhoid Active Member

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    News articles about multiemployer pension plans
    Omaha World Herald: Planned pension cuts have retired truckers up in arms; fund says they're unavoidable. December 18, 2015.
    Labor Notes: Teamster Retirees Demand Trustees 'Stop the Rush' to Slash Pensions in Half. December 17, 2015.
    Star Tribune: 14,800 Minnesotans face deep pension cut. December 14, 2015.
    Columbus Dispatch: Members of Central States Pension Fund dismayed by projections of benefit cuts. December 13, 2015.
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel; Financial woes of Teamsters' pension fund hurt employers, too. December 12, 2015.
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Retired Teamsters blast plan to slash pension benefits. December 9, 2015.
    Kansas City Star: Independence rally will feature pension rights advocate Karen Friedman. December 9, 2015.
    Sheboygan Press Media: Pension cuts outrage Wisconsin Teamsters. December 9, 2015.
    Pensions & Investments: House members, UPS call for denial of Central States rescue plan. December 8, 2015.
    WLWT5: Teamsters voice anger at Saturday pension meeting. December 7, 2015.
    Cincinnati Enquirer: Teamsters voice anger with pension trustee. December 5, 2015.
    Cincinnati Enquirer: Retired Teamsters fight for their pensions. December 4, 2015.
    Business Insurance: Participants balk at proposed Central States pension cuts. December 2, 2015.
    Associated Press: Retired truckers face pension cuts as high as 61 percent. November 23, 2015.
    Argus Leader: Pension cuts could hit South Dakotans. November 23, 2015.
    NBC Nebraska: Local Retirees Outraged by Proposed Pension Cuts, November 19, 2015.
    Kansas City Star: ‘Orphans,’ other retirees protest deep cuts planned by Central States Pension Fund. November 19, 2015.
    Iwantthenews.com: Pension cuts hurt retirees. November 19, 2015.
    Quad Cities Online: Teamsters Local 371 organizes to protest pension cuts. November 15, 2015.
    The Repository: Pension cuts worry Northeast Ohio Teamsters. November 15, 2015.
    Lincoln Journal Star: Retired truck drivers face sharp pension cuts. November 15, 2015.
    KWQC: Teamsters Local 371 members band together to get pensions back. November 15, 2015.
    Columbus Dispatch: Bill would protect pension benefits. November 13, 2015.
    Star Tribune: Retiree benefits are facing many threats. November 11, 2015.
    BNA Pension & Benefits Daily: Central States Rescue Pain Puts Spotlight on Retiree Rep. November 9, 2015.
    Northland News Center: Teamster Local 346 retirees hit with pension cuts. October 27, 2015.
    CNN Money: Why 8,737 UPS retirees are bracing for pension cuts. October 27, 2015.
    The Hill: Labor, pension managers square off over benefits. October 21, 2015.
    CNN Money: Is Your Pension Safe? These are the next funds to fail. October 20, 2015.
    BNA Pension & Benefits Reporter: Lawmaker Says Central States Rescue Not Only Option. October 20, 2015.
    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Major Teamsters pension fund to slash recipients' benefits. October 19, 2015.
    BNA Pension & Benefits Daily: Central States Rescue Plan: Gut-Wrenching Decisions for All. October 19, 2015.
    Pittsburgh Post Gazette: Teamster pensions go off road. October 18, 2015.
    WXYZ Detroit: Pension cuts could be coming for retired Teamsters. October 16, 2015.
    Columbus Dispatch: Planned pension cuts outrage retired Teamsters. October 16, 2015.
    CNN Money: Retired truck drivers could see their pension checks cut in half. October 15, 2015.
    Toledo Blade: Teamsters’ retirees receive notice of huge pension cuts. October 15, 2015.
    Logistics Management: Proposed draconian cuts to Teamsters’ pensions draws fire from retirees, who vow action. October 13, 2015.
    St. Louis Post Dispatch: St. Louis area Teamster pensioners face deep cuts in income. October 11, 2015.
    St. Louis Post Dispatch: Legislation can keep pension plans funded. October 11, 2015.
    Omaha World-Herald: ‘Devastating’ proposed pension cuts rock Teamsters in Midlands. October 11, 2015.
    New York Post: When pension funds go empty, all bets are off. October 10, 2015.
    Cleveland Plain Dealer: Restoring pension accountability by giving workers and retirees a seat at the table. October 9, 2015.
    WKBN 27: Local Teamsters face deep pension cuts. October 9, 2015.




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    In These Times: Teamster Retirees’ Campaign Against Pension Cuts Draws Support from Bernie Sanders. July 6, 2015.
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  2. ESP

    ESP Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for taking the time to post all of this information. With all this information out there we know all the congress people know of this and no one cares. We should let them know at election time. I just wonder how the government is going to replace the lost revenue in taxes from the cuts and the loss of spending by the retirees. Maybe they just do not care.
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    ROADY Well-Known Member

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    You are right ESP, they don't care, but if we vote them out then maybe they will realize we are tired of getting :horseshit:on.
     
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    ABFer Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Voting them out will prove fruitless and futile. What we need is looting, burning, and rioting. We all know how that gets attention.
     

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