Last week, the Illinois General Assembly overrode a veto by Governor Pat Quinn and passed a law designed to reduce labor costs and make Chicago more competitive as a convention destination. On May 7, the IGA passed a bill that would make sweeping changes to the labor rules at McCormick Place. On May 26, Quinn made a veto, sending the bill back to the General Assembly requesting some changes. One change dealt with streamlining the number of union jurisdictions working at the facility, ...

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