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Can the Teamsters Save Union Pensions?
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May 20, 2014
"[The Western Conference of Teamsters Pension Trust (WCTPT)] is the best funded of 194 pension funds jointly sponsored by employers and local or regional units of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters.... After the crisis the WCTPT used the fund's size to negotiate lower asset management fees.... Even at the height of the 1990s bull market, employers never took a contribution holiday, which was common at that time. The Western Conference’s early decision, led by Beck, to diversify membership rather than build locals solely with truck drivers also helped."

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