Rick Karlin

Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, TCA

N.Y. Bill Orders All-Electric Truck Sales by 2045

Vehicles on I-90 in New York Traffic flows on I-90 in New York. (Mike Groll/Associated Press)

ALBANY, N.Y. — The state Senate on April 26 passed a bill that would essentially mandate that all new passenger cars sold in the state run on electric power by 2035 and trucks and other heavy duty vehicles run on electricity by 2045.

Rick Karlin | Times Union (Albany, N.Y.)
April 27, 2021
Government, Business

N.Y. Teamsters Hoping UPS Can Secure Loans to Shore Up Pension Fund

ALBANY, N.Y. — October is the first month thousands of retired upstate New York Teamsters will feel the hit from a 29% cut in their monthly pension checks.

Rick Karlin | Times Union (Albany, N.Y.)
October 30, 2017

New York Teamsters Get Reprieve From Pension Cuts, For Now

Susan Melkisethian/Flickr

Thousands of upstate New York retired Teamsters have dodged a potential pension cut, at least for now, thanks to a recent decision by the federal government.

Rick Karlin | Times Union (Albany, N.Y.)
April 18, 2017

In New York, Teamsters Protest Possible Pension Cuts

Drew Angerer/Bloomberg News

A group of retired Teamsters demonstrated in front of the Leo W. O'Brien federal building in Albany, New York, on June 6 to protest pending threats to their pensions and to highlight the need for Congress to take action.

Rick Karlin | Times Union (Albany, N.Y.)
June 7, 2016