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Pritzker Signs CROWN Act into Law Protecting Against Hair Discrimination

Pritzker Signs CROWN Act into Law Protecting Against Hair Discrimination

Governor Pritzker signed the CROWN Act into law, codifying protections for Illinoisans discriminated against due to hairstyles historically associated with specific racial groups. The act, which stands for Create a… Read more »

El Consejo Asesor de Mujeres Publica un Informe Sobre los Impactos Económicos del COVID-19 en las Mujeres de Chicago

El Consejo Asesor de Mujeres Publica un Informe Sobre los Impactos Económicos del COVID-19 en las Mujeres de Chicago

El Concilio de Asesoría de Mujeres de la Alcaldesa Lori E. Lightfoot (WAC), en colaboración con World Business Chicago, Women Employed y Civic Consulting Alliance, publicaron Creating a More Equitable… Read more »

La Coalición de Illinois para el Trabajo Independiente Anuncia Nuevos Socios Comunitarios

La Coalición de Illinois para el Trabajo Independiente Anuncia Nuevos Socios Comunitarios

La Coalición de Illinois para el Trabajo Independiente (ICIW) da la bienvenida a seis nuevas organizaciones comunitarias de defensa y equidad racial para promover la misión de la coalición de… Read more »

Pritzker Firma la Ley CROWN Para Proteger Contra la Discriminación Capilar

Pritzker Firma la Ley CROWN Para Proteger Contra la Discriminación Capilar

El Gobernador Pritzker convirtió en ley el Acta CROWN, codificando protecciones para los habitantes de Illinois discriminados debido a peinados históricamente asociados con grupos raciales específicos. El acta, que significa… Read more »

Renovated Pedestrian Tunnels Open at O’Hare Airport

Renovated Pedestrian Tunnels Open at O’Hare Airport

The Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) announced on Monday the reopening of seven renovated pedestrian tunnels beneath the Lower Level Roadway at O’Hare International Airport ahead of the busy Fourth… Read more »

McDonald’s Restaurants of Chicagoland Seek to Hire More Than 2,000 Workers This Summer

McDonald’s Restaurants of Chicagoland Seek to Hire More Than 2,000 Workers This Summer

Local McDonald’s restaurants of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana (MOCNI) are inviting more than 2,000 job seekers to find their perfect job combo this summer by applying to a local McDonald’s… Read more »

Chicago City Officials Join Carpenters Union Leaders at Ribbon Cutting for New Latino-Owned Construction Company

Chicago City Officials Join Carpenters Union Leaders at Ribbon Cutting for New Latino-Owned Construction Company

Twelfth Ward Alderman George Cardenas, Public Building Commission of Chicago Executive Director Carina Sanchez, and Mid-America Carpenters Regional Council Executive Secretary-Treasurer Gary Perinar joined the leaders of Integrity Wall on… Read more »

Statewide Unemployment Rate Stable, Payroll Jobs Up in May

Statewide Unemployment Rate Stable, Payroll Jobs Up in May

The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) announced that the unemployment rate was unchanged at 4.6 percent, while nonfarm payrolls increased by +12,800 in May, based on preliminary data provided… Read more »

Sixth Black, Latino Houses Matter Phone Bank May Give Cook County Property Owners $3.3M in Refunds

Sixth Black, Latino Houses Matter Phone Bank May Give Cook County Property Owners $3.3M in Refunds

More than 1,400 Cook County taxpayers may be eligible to receive $3.3 million in property tax refunds and exemptions after calling in to the Black and Latino Houses Matter phone… Read more »

Illinois Department of Revenue Moving its Chicago Office out of the Thompson Building

Illinois Department of Revenue Moving its Chicago Office out of the Thompson Building

The Illinois Department of Revenue (IDOR) will officially move its Chicago office out of the James R. Thompson Center (JRTC) on Friday, June 24. It will reopen for business on… Read more »