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Riled Teamsters at Mpls. meeting voice opposition to pension cuts


An estimated 700 people packed Coffman Memorial Union at the University of Minnesota Tuesday to oppose draconian retirement cuts proposed by the Teamsters’ Central States Pension Plan.

One by one the Teamsters, many of them retired, stepped to the microphone to ask the U.S. Treasury to reject the cuts and find a different solution to the sea of red ink threatening to swallow the giant retirement fund.

“We worked hard for our money,” said Teamster Dennis Henderson, of North St. Paul.


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