Over the past four years, thousands of retired and active Teamsters have waged the battle to secure their retirement security. For most who got involved in the campaign, it started with the direct threat to their livelihood but morphed into a can-do attitude. As Teamsters, they knew they had to fight to have any chance of protecting the pension benefits that had already been earned. As Butch Lewis once said, “A promise, is a promise, is a promise.”

As we continue to push for passage of the Butch Lewis Act, we asked activists what lessons they learned along the way.
Fight to Save Pensions Provides Important Lessons - Teamsters for a Democratic Union