Among the modifications to union labor rules at Chicago's McCormick Place and Navy Pier, exhibitors can do more booth work on their own, including hanging signs, blowing up balloons, handing out fliers, and hooking up electrical connections, without the assistance of unions. Also, crew sizes will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis, as opposed to having a set number of workers assigned beforehand for a specific task. For example, previously, three riggers would have been assigned to install ...

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