Convention Center dispute fires up a dissident Teamster

Jane M. Von Bergen
The Inquirer
June 09, 2014

For the last 21 years, Michael Conway, 58, has worked at the Convention Center, along with 160 other Teamsters on the seniority list.

That has ended. And Conway is not happy about it.

Alleging that his union "violated its duty of fair representation to its members by failing and refusing to timely execute" an agreement with the Convention Center management, Conway last month filed a charge with the National Labor Relations Board against Local 107 and its president, William Hamilton.

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