Philadelphia Inquirer: Penn. Teamster Leader is Ousted

August 10, 2007: By Jane M. Von Bergen, Inquirer Staff Writer: The leader of one of Pennsylvania's most powerful unions has been ousted after allegations that he lied to a federal investigatory board.

Francis "Frank" J. Gillen, a longtime officer of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, cannot hold any union office for five years and cannot belong to the union as a truck driver for three years.

To read the full story, click here.

Get Advice Join TDU Donate

Recent News

Team Canada IBT Slate is Accredited

The two IBT vice presidents from Canada and the president of Teamsters Canada have petitioned among Canadian Teamsters to accredit the Team Canada Slate in the IBT Election.  Yesterday the Election Supervisor reported that they submitted 8,156 petition signatures, far more than the needed number of 2,807 in Canada.

Fighting for Our Future at the TDU Convention

Hundreds of Teamsters made organizing plans, set our movement’s direction, and elected our TDU leadership for the coming year at the first (and hopefully last!) online TDU Convention.

View More News Posts