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West Chicago's Brilliance in Business Awards Nomination Period Opens
he City of West Chicago's Brilliance in Business Awards program has identified and celebrated West Chicago businesses considered as shining examples of industry best practices, creativity, and sustainability. It is the highest honor given by the City of West Chicago in recognition of...

New Report: States Shoulder Brunt of Environmental Regulatory Costs
I am pleased to announce that today, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce released a new study in a series of reports seeking to unscramble and shed light on the federal regulatory process and the impact that ... read more!

2016 Railroad Days Parade: A Community Favorite
Judges selected the float of Friends of the West Chicago City Museum for the Grand Marshal Award, which is for the float that best depicts the theme of the parade. This year the theme was Every Day Olympians. The judges said, ...

DuPage County Residents Invited to Provide Input on County Programs, Spending
Each year, the DuPage County Board gathers public opinion as it shapes the next year's budget, determining spending levels for all of the County's programs. County Board Chairman Dan Cronin said this year's effort is particularly important as the County....

City Celebrates NAPCO STEEL, INC.
NAPCO STEEL, INC. (NAPCO), located at 1800 Arthur Drive in West Chicago, credits its long-held motto,

Partners in Health
Striving to lead the community by example, the City of West Chicago, Healthy West Chicago (HWC) and the Western DuPage Chamber of Commerce (WDCC) have joined with the American Heart Association (AHA) to improve the overall food and...

Annual Paper Shredding Event in West Chicago
Those wishing to take advantage of this opportunity may bring personal and financial documents to be shredded in a safe, secure...

David Curotto Joins Cantigny as Food & Beverage Director
David L. Curotto has joined Cantigny Park and Cantigny Golf as Food & Beverage Director. The appointment was announced by Northbrook, Ill.-based KemperSports, which oversees Cantigny

Employer
For eons it has been well settled that when an Employer has provided separate restroom facilities for those of the male persuasion and those of the female persuasion, that never "the twains would meet." Now, every Employer faces a strange dilemma with regard to this...

Five Things Construction Employers Need to Know About the Illinois Prevailing Wage Act
The Illinois Prevailing Wage Act requires employers to pay the prevailing wage rate to employees employed in any public works. Given the increase in Illinois Department of Labor investigations into violations of the Act, it has become increasingly important to understand ...

Mayor Delivers 2016 State of the City
West Chicago Mayor, Ruben Pineda, addressed the community on the state of the City, Monday, May 16, 2016. The event was sponsored by the Western DuPage Chamber of Commerce. Themed Our Collective Vision, the Address focused on the process and outcomes of the development of the West Chicago Strategic Plan, which will...

Educare of West DuPage Recieves Excelerate Illinois Gold Circle of Quality Designation
Educare of West DuPage received the Gold Circle of Quality designation from ExceleRate Illinois, the state's new quality recognition and improvement system for early learning and development...

West Chicago Police Department Joins Illinois Click It or Ticket Campaign - To Save Lives
West Chicago Police will join the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), the Illinois State Police (ISP) and hundreds of local law enforcement agencies across the State for the 2016 Illinois Click It or Ticket campaign which kicks off...

METRO CHICAGO EXPORTS 2016 GRANT PROGRAM
Metro Chicago Exports is launching the 2016 Grant Program, presented by JP Morgan Chase & Co., on April 4, 2016. Online Client Assessments will be accepted through May 27, 2016. Metro Chicago Exports works with small and medium-sized companies in the seven-county region, helping businesses navigate and address financial, structural and...

10 Things Construction Employers Need to Know About Unions
Construction employers share a unique relationship with unions. From voluntary recognition of a union as the bargaining representative for its employees to the special rules that apply to....

U.S. Chamber Releases
Earlier this week, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce released a new publication titled "Winning With Wellness," outlining strategies that businesses large and small can use to implement effective workplace wellness programs. We wanted to...

State of the City Address Scheduled
The City of West Chicago has announced that the 2016 State of the City Address will be held on Monday, May 16, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall, 475 Main Street. The Western DuPage Chamber of Commerce will sponsor the event and....

Sweeping DOL Overtime Exemption Changes are Coming Sooner Than Anticipated
Yesterday, the U. S. Department of Labor delivered to the White House's Office of Management and Budget (OMB) its final rule on the minimum salary level for exempt status from the....

17 Chambers Gather for West Suburban Multi-Chamber Luncheon: Its Marketing with an
On Thursday, March 24, Members of 17 Local Chambers of Commerce will take part in a luncheon that includes netwo

McCORMICK MUSEUM TO SCREEN DOCUMENTARY
The Robert R. McCormick Museum at Cantigny Park, in partnership with People

ComEd Customer Scam Alert
ComEd has seen an increase in reports of individuals calling ComEd customers and falsely claiming their electric service will be disconnected unless payment is...

Public is invited & Encouraged to meet Candidates on Feb. 27th
The Wheaton and Glen Ellyn League of Women Voters and the Wheaton and Western DuPage Chambers of Commerce will host an opportunity to meet, hear and question local, State and Federal candidates on....

AT&T Employees Mentor 1 Million Hours, Surpassing Goal
When a mentor connects with a mentee, both lives are changed for the better. That


Employers are receiving a temporary reprieve from the controversial

Misconduct & Unemployment Benefits
As of 1/3/2016, Illinois statutorily enhanced employers

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