A United Center Strike May Jeopardize Upcoming Bulls, Blackhawks Games

According to a report from ABC 7 in Chicago on Wednesday morning, the concessions workers at the United Center voted “overwhelmingly” in favor of authorizing a strike.

The report says the concessions workers have been without a formal contract for three years and want to make more money. They work with the United Center through Levy.

This creates a complicated situation for the Bulls, whose next game is on Thursday night when the Charlotte Hornets are in town. The Blackhawks’ next home game is on Tuesday, Feb. 7 so they have some time to figure things out.

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Tab Bamford has been writing about the Chicago Blackhawks for almost two decades. He joined Bleacher Nation as the lead Blackhawks writer in May 2022. Tab is a member of the Professional Hockey Writers Association and is the author of two books about the Blackhawks: "100 Things Blackhawks Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die" (Triumph Books) and "Chicago Blackhawks: An Illustrated Timeline" (Reedy Press, 2021). Find him on Twitter/X/Instagram/Threads at @The1Tab

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