All retired carpenters throughout america need to know there are committees currently formulated for you to gather in strength and join resources to fight the pension robbery that congress is undertaking.
"All these guys worked their entire life with the promise to get a pension, and they planned their retirement and their future around it, and now they are talking about cutting it," Simmons said. "Who's going to hire a guy at 68-years-old with health issues?"
The Multiemployer Pension Reform Act, passed under the 2015 Omnibus Spending Bill that kept the government from shutting down, allows certain pensions to apply to the U.S. Treasury Department if they fear they will run out of money unless cuts are made. Pensions can be cut to as much as 69 percent of the participants' benefits, according to the Pension Rights Center website.