Carpenters Gather on Broad for Impromptu Protest

Hundreds block Broad Street to draw attention to ongoing negotiations between Metropolitan Regional Council of Carpenters and the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

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Hundreds marched on Broad Street to protest negotiations between union carpenters and the Convention Center.
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Members of the Metropolitan Regional Council of Carpenters took to the streets to draw attention to the fact that union members have been blocked from working in the Convention Center.
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Union members showed up in force on Broad Street, making their frustrations heard.
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Protestors began marching around City Hall around 11 a.m., holding signs and waving American flags.
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At one point, the impromptu protest blocked motorists from driving on Broad Street.
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The ongoing negotiations between the Metropolitan Regional Council of Carpenters and the Pennsylvania Convention Center has union members declaring that the "labor unrest is bad for business."
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Carpenter union members picketed to "end the lockout" that prevents them from doing their jobs.
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