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19 Mar 2018

Harassment in the workplace session planned

"Harassment in the Workplace: Be Proactive & Prepared" is the title of an upcoming multichamber event. The session takes place from 7:30 to 10 a.m. Wednesday March 21 at Prairie Lakes Community Center, 515 E. Thacker St., Des Plaines. Participants will learn the best practices for creating an atmosphere of respect in your workplace from a panel of organizational leaders and human resource professionals who have faced this critical issue.

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19 Mar 2018

Illinois looks to bring economic development back to the state

Illinois has been ranked first for outbound moves by the North American Moving Services'. The Illinois Chamber of Commerce said all the moves are hurting the state's potential for economic development and growth. Some major companies that used to be in Illinois are leaving for other states like General Mills and Butterball LLC.

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16 Mar 2018

Defending Technology Innovation

Envisioning life without smartphones, high-speed internet, and the excitement of tomorrow's newest technology development is becoming an increasingly distant concept. Businesses have fully integrated technology into their everyday routine. Today, every business is a technology business. Unfortunately, in recent times policymakers have had a tendency to take innovation for granted by proposing new and misguided regulations.

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