Chicago--No Longer Singing the Labor Blues?

After months of negotiating, the Chicago Convention and Tourism Bureau, Chicago's trade show unions, and McCormick Place have finally reached an agreement to cut costs and hassles for meeting planners. Effective January 1, 1999, the new agreement tackles the chronic labor and hotel room shortage problems that have threatened to undermine Chicago's successful meeting, convention, and trade show industry.

So far, response to the agreement has been encouraging. Right after the agreement

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