Barrington manufacturer donates $1.3 million in gear, training to ECC
Elgin Community College is getting $1.3 million worth of precision manufacturing equipment, software and faculty training for its growing Industrial Manufacturing Program that could lead to future job placement and apprenticeship opportunities for its students.
California Pizza Kitchen closing downtown Arlington Heights locationCalifornia Pizza Kitchen will close its downtown Arlington Heights location Sunday, officials said.
Itasca hotel eyed as future drug treatment facilityA Chicago-based nonprofit group that provides treatment for substance use disorders and mental health conditions has announced plans for a new behavioral health complex in Itasca that would support families in DuPage and other collar counties. Haymarket Center wants to buy a Holiday Inn hotel on the west side of I-290 and Irving Park Road and convert it into a roughly 200-bed facility.
Schaumburg trustees don't favor imposing condo, townhouse rental restrictionsSchaumburg village board members have recommended by a 6-1 vote that the village not impose limits on the number of rental units allowed within condominium and townhouse developments.
How many collecting Illinois pensions have moved to other states, and how much did they take with them?More than 71,000 former public employees collecting more than $2.4 billion in annual pension benefits no longer live in Illinois.
Mount Prospect business shuts down amid 'burnt cheese' odor complaintsAn animal feed manufacturer in Mount Prospect's Kensington Business Center has shut down its operation in response to complaints about offensive odors.
Batavia boutiques add fashionable flair to city's downtownPaula's Couture Consignment and Six+Cypress are two Batavia boutiques that are adding a fashionable flair to the city's downtown.
Horns are growing on young people's skulls. Phone use is to blame, research suggests.New research in biomechanics suggests that young people are developing hornlike spikes at the back of their skulls -- bone spurs caused by the forward tilt of the head, which shifts weight from the spine to the muscles at the back of the head, causing bone growth in the connecting tendons and ligaments.
Feder: Chicago Reader names two editors-in-chiefFollowing the adage that two heads are better than one, the Chicago Reader finalized its editorial reorganization this week with the appointment of two editors-in-chief. Tracy Baim, publisher of the independent alternative weekly, has announced the promotion of Karen Hawkins, managing editor/digital, and Sujay Kumar, managing editor/print, to share the top job.
Boeing eyes more 737 Max sales after post-crash droughtBoeing says it is discussing possible sales of the 737 Max with several customers around the world as it tries to rebuild trust after two deadly crashes
Drive-through restaurant coming to Hoffman PlazaAn as-yet-unnamed restaurant with a drive-through and an outdoor seating area will be one of two tenants of a 4,500-square-foot outlot building at Hoffman Plaza Shopping Center at the northeast corner of Roselle and Higgins roads in Hoffman Estates.
Business Ledger | Supporting mental and emotional health in the workplaceToday, one in five adults experience mental illness while only 43 percent of those who are suffering seek treatment. In fact, mental illness costs the global economy one trillion dollars in lost productivity every year. If you want to run a successful business, ignoring your employees' mental and emotional wellness is simply not an option.
Handling employee complaints about coworker harassment: Just how effective is your prompt and effective corrective action?As an employer, when it comes to compliance with employment laws and regulations, you strive to do everything right. But as a recent case makes clear, an employer who does everything can still be found liable for allowing a hostile work environment to persist.
Embracing the total rewards conceptTwo recent MRA Hot Topic Surveys indicated that while competitive pay and employer-sponsored health insurance remain two of the most valued employee benefits,
AMITA Health offers state-of-the-art joint replacementAMITA Health's state-of-the-art Center for Advanced Joint Replacement in Hoffman Estates offers extraordinary technology including the Stryker MAKO robotic arm for joint replacement surgery.
Suburban Business News
from the staffs of the Daily Herald and the Business Ledger
- BarringtonBarrington manufacturer donates $1.3 million in gear, training to ECC
- BusinessCalifornia Pizza Kitchen closing downtown Arlington Heights location
- ItascaItasca hotel eyed as future drug treatment facility
- SchaumburgSchaumburg trustees don't favor imposing condo, townhouse rental restrictions
- Vernon HillsWhat will it take to revive Hawthorn Mall? Residents give feedback
- Mount ProspectMount Prospect business shuts down amid 'burnt cheese' odor complaints
- BataviaBatavia boutiques add fashionable flair to city's downtown
- Hoffman EstatesDrive-through restaurant coming to Hoffman Plaza
- RosemontWynnchurch Capital acquires MPL Holdings
- BusinessAllstate May catastrophe losses hit $473 million
- Oak BrookInland wins 'Best Use of Automation' award
- AuroraNew name for Heartland Blood Centers
- BartlettBartlett barn gets reboot as Prestige Creative Markets and Nursery
- South ElginTallest building in South Elgin on schedule to open in winter
- Oakbrook TerraceSara Lee Frozen Bakery opens new test kitchen, innovation center
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