McCormick Place is a union building, and jurisdictions are clearly established. Straight Time, Overtime and Double Time invoicing will be in compliance with MPEA legislations. If there is a disagreement, contact your Floor Manager for assistance.
McCormick Place Exhibitor Rights
Responsible for uncrating, unskidding, positioning and reskidding of all machinery.
Responsible for the handling of all material (except machinery) in and out of the exhibit hall.
Unified Labor Force Combining Carpenters and Decorators
Responsible for uncrating of exhibits and display materials; installing and dismantling exhibits, including cabinets, fixtures, shelving units, furniture; laying of floor tile and carpets; hanging and installation of non-electric signs; recrating of exhibits and machinery; installing and dismantling scaffolding, bleachers and ganging of chairs; installing of all drape, cloth and/or tacked fabric panels; and velcro signs.
Depending on the type of hanging sign, it will be assembled & installed by decorators or electricians. See hanging sign form for jurisdictions.
Freeman is the exclusive cleaning contractor. No other cleaning services, including exhibitor appointed contractors are allowed to perform these services.
Labor must be ordered for the following: Distribution of electrical services overhead and under flooring, connection of all service to the building, connection of all services 208v and higher, assembly of truss, lighting, etc. that is suspended from the building structure.
All labor is entitled to certain break times and lunch breaks. Below is an approximate schedule.
Morning Breaks (approximately) 9:30 am - 9:45 am
Lunch Schedules (approximately) 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Afternoon Breaks (approximately) 2:30 pm - 2:45 pm