Chicago’s Labor Reform Plan Meets Opposition

Officials at the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority, which runs Chicago’s McCormick Place, are spearheading an effort to introduce a bill in the Illinois General Assembly to reform labor rules and contractor practices at the convention center. With the backing of Illinois Governor Pat Quinn and Chicago Mayor Richard Daley, MPEA leaders say the current labor system hinders the city’s ability to win and retain conventions. But not everyone is happy with the plan.

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