Amid Spread Of Delta Variant, Conventions Rise To Challenge Of Holding Conferences At McCormick Place With MitigationsIn mid-July, conventions and big events like the Chicago Auto Show returned to McCormick Place. We saw big crowds and few masks, and didn't think much of it. But just afterward, the Delta variant of the coronavirus spread, and the world took a U-turn back to strict COVID protocols.
Many Retailers And Other Companies Are Amping Up Benefits To Attract Holiday Seasonal Workers This YearWe're already thinking about the holiday season, because many companies are already struggling to hire enough workers. So what is going to happen when they need to bulk up for the holidays?
Child Tax Credit: When Will Your September Payment Arrive?The next advance Child Tax Credit payment will be sent out this week, with direct deposits arriving almost immediately and mailed checks taking a little longer.
After Overnight Spate Of Robberies, Shooting In River North, A Community That Was Already Grappling With Crime Demands ActionA series of rapid-fire crimes early Thursday struck a community already grappling with a spike in crime as it is.
United Lays Out Employee Rules As Vaccine Requirement LoomsThe airline’s 67,000 U.S.-based employees face a Sept. 27 deadline for getting vaccinated.
Back To Business Grants Program Set To Provide Funds For Minority-Owned Businesses Hit Hard By PandemicA new pot of money has been made available for minority-owned businesses that took a major hit throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
Restaurant And Bar Industry Hit Hard By 'The Great Resignation:' Why Some Have Sought Career ChangesThe restaurant and bar industry has been hit by the Great Resignation in huge numbers, and we wanted to know why its workers are looking elsewhere.
Demand Roaring Back For Limo Service Industry, But Workers Are ScarceSeveral industries that squeezed through the earlier height of COVID-19 are now struggling to stay afloat with minimal employees.
MAP: Chicago Bars, Restaurants, And Other Businesses Requiring COVID-19 VaccinationWith the Delta variant of the novel coronavirus again driving up the number of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, some Chicago area bars and restaurants are requiring proof of vaccination for entry.
All 4 Remaining Chicago Area Disney Stores To CloseDisney is closing its four remaining Chicago area stores – including its Michigan Avenue location.
Fourth Stimulus Check: Will Another Relief Payment Come This Year?The economy is improving, but millions of Americans haven't experienced the recovery and could still benefit from a fourth stimulus check.