Local 147, the Chicago branch of Painters District Council #14, put up their own Wrigley Field Centennial decoration this morning.
The friendly behemoth is intended to draw attention to the allegation that Michigan based Britten, Inc., who we assume produces the banners that now deface Wrigley Field, brings in out of state, non-union labor to work on Wrigley Field projects.
When asked what their goal was, protesting union members said they were trying to "put Chicago back to work."
One offered, "But I still like the Cubs." He then volunteered that he lives on the South Side not far from U.S. Cellular Field.
We commented that the rat didn't look nearly as bad as the banners. The union guys laughed and agreed.
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