Apr 14, 20220
Union decries worker mistreatment at Port Covington construction site
One man says he worked overtime for weeks, but received no overtime pay. From the developer of the city-subsidized megaproject: “No comment.”
A city-within-the-city on Baltimore's sleepy South Shore? That's what Under Armour's Kevin Plank has in mind for Port Covington. His company, Sagamore, has planned a massive mixed-use development there, centered on a new UA corporate headquarters. And they've asked taxpayers for the biggest financing package in city history - $660 million in bond funding for $535 million in infrastructure improvements. Why, many residents are asking, should a brand new mini-city get such massive aid when the old one has such urgent needs?