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Central States Pension Fund Prepares To Slash Hundreds of Thousands of Workers’ Pensions

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Date Published: 
Monday, October 5, 2015

For several months, many current and retired truck drivers have feared receiving a letter in the mail that could be “devastating,” in the words of Teamsters union vice-president John Murphy. Finally, last Friday, the Central States Pension Fund sent those dreaded letters to 407,000 workers and retirees, mainly Teamsters employed by hundreds of trucking-related companies with roots in the Midwest, South and East.