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Carpenter’s Union

Members of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners picket outside the loading dock entrance of the Pennsylvania Convention Center.   Credit: Steve Tawa)

UPDATE: Strike at Pennsylvania Convention Center Ends

After 16 hours, the strike at the Pennsylvania Convention Center is over.

08/01/2013

(The Market Street entrance of the Pennsylvania Convention Center.  File photo by John Ostapkovich)

Carpenters’ Union Boss Gets Seat on Pa. Convention Center Board

That appointment is noteworthy because tourism industry officials have long privately (and occasionally publicly) blamed the carpenters for customer dissatisfaction at the center.

07/15/2013