Surprise Development In The Carpenters' Dispute With The Pennsylvania Convention CenterPhiladelphia's carpenters union will get a chance to make their case that the Convention Center illegally locked them out of jobs there.
Taking A Local Labor Dispute National, Philadelphia Carpenters Ask Democrats To Snub The Convention CenterLetters have been sent to Democratic Committee chairmen in all 50 states asking them not to use Philadelphia's convention center when the city hosts the 2016 nomination convention.
Convention Center CEO Says Carpenters Union Vandalized Auto ShowMartin O’Rourke from the Carpenters Union disputes this claim, saying members were exercising their first amendment right to protest.
Labor Battle Brewing At Pa. Convention CenterUnion Carpenters and Teamsters signed a new agreement with the Convention Center today, but Center officials say it's too late and their employment there will end after tomorrow.
Carpenters Union, Convention Center Agree To Contract ExtensionThe Carpenters Union has ended a brief strike against the Convention Center and has agreed to a contract extension until May 10th.
UPDATE: Strike at Pennsylvania Convention Center EndsAfter 16 hours, the strike at the Pennsylvania Convention Center is over.
Carpenters' Union Boss Gets Seat on Pa. Convention Center BoardThat appointment is noteworthy because tourism industry officials have long privately (and occasionally publicly) blamed the carpenters for customer dissatisfaction at the center.