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Chicago's Burger King Labor Violation Fines Are Its Largest Ever

This week, the City of Chicago celebrated its Office of Labor Standards and the office's several recent major settlements that go a long way toward protecting Chicago's workers — among them, a settlement that found one Burger King franchisee, Tri City Foods, to be in violation of Chicago's Paid Sick Leave Ordinance.
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Chicago Issues Mask Recommendation as COVID Cases Increase

CHICAGO (AP) — The city of Chicago on Friday issued a recommendation that everyone over 2 years old wear masks while indoors. The action was taken as the U.S. or Disease Control and Prevention recommended that people, even if vaccinated, wear masks indoors in areas with a high transmission of COVID-19. According to Chicago’s health department, the city surpassed 200 new coronavirus cases per day on Friday. The number of new cases in Illinois increased by nearly 50% during the week, compared with the previous week, state health officials said.
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Orland Fire District Senior Advisory Council presents achievements

The Senior Advisory Council (SAC) of the Orland Fire Protection District (OFPD) on Tuesday outlined its achievements from the past year during an appearance before the Fire District’s Board of Trustees. Curt Unander, a 22-year resident of Orland Park who represents the Senior Advisory Board, reported that the volunteer senior...
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Lollapalooza to start requiring masks indoors

CHICAGO (WAND) - Starting Saturday, Lollapalooza will require masks at all indoor Grant Park spaces. Organizers said the change is based on the latest guidance from the Chicago Department of Public Health, which recommends everyone over 2 years old wear a mask in indoor public settings. This applies whether or not a person is vaccinated.
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Food Truck Festival returns to the Loop

CHICAGO - Lunch in the Loop got more interesting on Friday with the return of Chicago's Food Truck Festival. This festival brings a rolling selection of local spots to serve up lunch every Friday. The popular event was cancelled last year due to COVID-19, but now it has returned to Daley Plaza.