Pat Gillespie, head of the Building Trades Council, representing unions at the center, has a seat on the board and supports a look at potentially privatizing the center’s management.
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 totaled $787 billion, split about equally among tax cuts, payments to and for individuals, and public works.
The Philadelphia Building and Construction Trades Council is formally asking the occupiers to move off Dilworth Plaza because, it says, its members desperately need the work that a planned plaza reconstruction project would bring.
A new report about the Pennsylvania Convention Center’s operations is adding fuel to tensions between the Center and the unions that work there.
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