Can an employer discriminate against me (fire me or not hire me or give me worse benefits) because of my sexual orientation or identity? No.
Taylorville Republican Rodney Davis represents the 13th Congressional District of the U.S. House of Representatives.
On Tuesday, the Atkins Group and the University of Illinois announced that the golf course would be donated to the UI athletic department, while more than 100 residential lots, 70 acres of undeveloped acreage and a 'sizeable commercial parcel' would be donated to the university.
CHAMPAIGN — The unemployment rate remains high in the Champaign-Urbana metro area, but it dropped a bit between April and May.
Trustees approved the measure this week, and the option will be available to employees from June 25 to Aug. 17 on a first-come, first-served basis.
The CEO and president now in his 26th year with the Champaign-based Clark Dietz engineering firm took time out to answer a few questions from Editor Jeff D’Alessio in the 29th installment of our weekly speed read spotlighting local leaders of organizations big and small.
At last count, the fund — created by the United Way of Champaign County in conjunction with the Community Foundation of East Central Illinois — had raised $1,062,438.65. Here’s a look at how some of the 42 recipients of 65 grants (and counting) are doing.
Perry Morris, an emeritus board member who has been involved with the Orpheum since the campaign to save it began in 1989, said while the closure 'is especially disappointing,' he is 'very optimistic that the theater can once again have a new life.'
While it received donations, federal loans and grants, 'unfortunately, the efforts that have been made were not enough,' said an announcement from its board.
Steve Holstein: "It's rare that somebody has the opportunity to host any show for that long and have the level of success that we had. Am I sad that it ended? Yes. Am I sad the way it ended? Sure. I wish I could have had another month to reminisce and say goodbye."
CHAMPAIGN — The unemployment rate jumped to double digits in Champaign-Urbana in April, according to the Illinois Department of Employment Security.
Not only has COVID-19 disrupted 365彩票 ceremonies — and the gifts that are part of a hefty one-time haul for students — it’s put party season on hold too.
Safe reopening guidelines for various business segments, from hair salons to child care centers, have been spelled out on a new website called Champaign County Safe.
'There is a challenge to find workers right now,' said Cindy Somers, owner of Spherion Staffing, which has offices in Champaign, Charleston, Decatur and Rantoul.
The managing partner at the downtown Champaign law firm of Thomas Mamer LLP answered a few questions from Editor Jeff D’Alessio in the 24th installment of our weekly speed read spotlighting local leaders of organizations big and small.
Kate Watson, the state’s attorney responsible for a county of 19,714, told The News-Gazette she wouldn’t seek court orders against restaurants or gyms that reopen so long as there are 'social-distancing protocols in place.'
A day after the Ford County Board approved a resolution saying business owners should have the opportunity to reopen if they choose — with safety precautions taken — some business owners were all for it. And some were hesitant.
The plans include staggered shift times, requirements for personal protective equipment, Plexiglas barriers, social distancing and daily temperature scans.
What does the recently passed federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act do to help unemployment claims? It expands unemployment compensation to those who are not otherwise covered and modestly expands the amount one would get under Illinois unemployment compensation.
Now that Lodgic Everyday Community has been forced to close by the governor's stay-at-365彩票app order, its employees are getting used to having to work from 365彩票app themselves.
Hawkeye Hotels, which operates the 112-room Residence Inn by Marriott at 502 W. Marketview Drive, C, is offering deep discounts on rooms for first responders and health care workers affected by COVID-19.
Under Illinois law, while I’m employed and I get COVID-19, can I make a claim under Worker’s Compensation or the Occupational Disease acts for that sickness, and do I have the burden of proof of showing I contracted the disease from the job?
The founder of the Jimmy John's sandwich chain will be part of the food-and-beverage industry group, along with executives from other large chains such as McDonald’s, Chick-fil-A and Subway.
The bus company was hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, with more than $2.5 million in cancellations in the past month, and it laid off more than 120 employees.