Philly Inquirer: Gillen Facing Federal Charges

May 3, 2006: In November, longtime Philadelphia Teamsters leader Francis "Frank" J. Gillen reached a pinnacle in his union career: election as international vice president for the eastern region of the United States.

Now Gillen, who leads state and regional Teamsters organizations as well as Local 500 in Philadelphia, faces allegations by a federal investigatory board that may cause him to lose all his leadership jobs and his union membership.

Read the full article in the Philadelphia Inquirer.


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