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Dec. 13, 1924 
Death in San Antonio, Texas, of Samuel Gompers, president and founder of the American Federation of Labor.

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Posted On: Nov 17, 2017
Nov. 17, 2017 | PENSIONS | The Teamsters have been working diligently for years with key members of Congress trying to come up with a solution to the multi-employer pension crisis that could hit tens of thousands of its members hard. And with the release of new legislation yesterday by Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) and Rep. Richard Neal (D-Mass.), the union believes it has found it. Brown called the introduction of the “Butch Lewis Act of 2017,” named after the former Teamsters Local 100 President who died in late 2015 while fighting to prevent cuts to the Teamsters’ Central States Pension Fund, one of the proudest days of his life. He said workers deserve to receive the pensions they worked so hard for to get. “The bill is comprehensive. It includes miners, the Teamsters, and others,” he said. It makes no cuts…” Teamster







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