Pennsylvania Convention Center
The carpenters call it a lockout. Convention Center management says the union missed a contract deadline.
Former PA Governor Ed Rendell says he will be among those from the area meeting with the Democratic National Committee on Monday as part of the process to bring the party’s 2016 convention to Philadelphia.
Shortly after the new Customer Satisfaction Agreement went into effect, there was a trade show breakfast and a walking tour of the Pennsylvania Convention Center. It was show and tell about how the new agreement made some old complaints about difficult, expensive conditions, things of the past.
Convention Center president and CEO John McNichol says the new work rules make it easier for exhibitors to set up their booths.
Labor unrest spilled outside the Pennsylvania Convention Center, where two unions are locked out for failing to meet a deadline to sign on to new work rules.
Union 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.
The agreement allows exhibitors to do more for themselves.
The Carpenters Union has ended a brief strike against the Convention Center and has agreed to a contract extension until May 10th.
The largest ten-mile race in the U-S hits the ground running for the 35th time Sunday morning, as participants and spectators get set for the annual Broad Street Run.
After negations talks fell apart, the carpenters’ union at the Pennsylvania Convention Center is out on strike.
“The problem is, we don’t know it works for most neurologic conditions,” Dr. Gary Gronseth says.
The 53rd annual Philadelphia Antiques Show is taking place at the Pennsylvania Convention Center through Tuesday April 29th.
The Philadelphia Antiques Show returns this week for the 53rd year in a row.
Philadelphia’s new “portfolio model” of school governance came in for some harsh criticism at the American Educational Research Association’s annual conference being held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
Relief from this unusually tough winter arrived Saturday with the opening of the Philadelphia Flower Show to the public.