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Crowds in Washington, D.C., Burnsville denounce Teamsters pension cuts

 


WASHINGTON – Pumping his fist, Minnesota congressman Rick Nolan led 1,000 retired Teamsters in a roaring chant: “Stop those cuts! Stop those cuts!”

Nolan was among more than a dozen politicians — including Minnesota Sen. Al Franken — who took to the West Lawn of the Capitol Thursday to decry a Central States Pension Fund proposal to slash retirement checks to 272,600 members of the Teamsters union.

http://www.startribune.com/crowds-denounce-teamster-pension-cuts/375757201/

 

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