MPEA Denied Stay, Looks to Negotiate New Union Rules at McCormick Place

After another legal setback, it’s back to the drawing board for McCormick Place officials in their effort to create more user-friendly work rules at the nation’s largest convention center.

Earlier this year, a U.S. District Court judge struck down new labor rules passed in Chicago last year that were designed to reduce exhibitor costs, crew sizes, overtime pay, and customer hassles. The judge sided with the Teamsters Local 727 and the Chicago Regional Council of Carpenters, who filed

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