Philadelphia Convention Center Wrestles With Labor, Size Issues

Braun, Martin Z.
June 2002
Bond Buyer;6/3/2002, Vol. 340 Issue 31399, p1
Trade Publication
Focuses on the labor and management problem in Pennsylvania Convention Center. Assertion of Bryan Silbermann being inefficient and boorish; Citation on the expansion plan of the center; Labor agreement of reduced tensions among the convention's union.


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