The Western Conference of Teamsters (WCT) Pension Plan was established in 1955 through collective bargaining between labor and management. Today your Plan is the largest area-wide multiemployer pension plan in the United States. It covers 200,000 active participants through pension agreements negotiated by local unions with more than 1,400 employers predominantly in 13 Western states. Read more about the Trust.
In a continuation of employer bulletins on submitting pension reports, the Fiscal Month Method is an alternative option for calculating pension hours. Read more about the Fiscal Month Method and how it is calculated.
Personal Benefit Statements are mailed in late May to the homes of participants who worked 250 or more covered hours in the previous year and have a current address on file. If you did not receive one, contact your Area Administrative Office and verify your mailing address. Click here to see a sample statement.
This Actuarial Certification with Explanation and 2017 Funding Certification (required by the Pension Protection Act) states that the WCT Pension Plan remains in the "green zone" for 2017.
See the latest letter to Contributing Employers from the Employer Chairman of the Trust reviewing the 2016 investment results, the Plan’s funding status and other issues.
See the letter dated March 30, 2017 from the Union Chairman of the Trust to Teamster Joint Councils and Local Unions participating in the WCT Pension Plan. He provides an update on the Plan’s most recent investment performance and funding status while explaining both the challenges and opportunities in the year ahead.
Now retirees and beneficiaries can log in to their WCT Prudential accounts for 24-hour access to benefit payments. At this site, they can update direct deposit and tax elections, view and print tax documents and more.
The 2013 Summary Plan Booklet was mailed in the Fall of 2013 to the homes of active participants, retirees and beneficiaries. If you did not receive your copy, contact your Area Administrative Office.