August, 2023 Archive

New Illinois Employment Laws

Attention all Illinois employers – Governor Pritzker recently enacted over 100 new laws. Read below how these new laws may apply to your business. Effective August 4, 2023, Public Act 103-0437 amended sections of the Day and Temporary Labor Services Act requiring companies to provide equal pay and equivalent benefits to day or temporary laborers assigned to their company for […]

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Family Bereavement Leave Act

Read a Memorandum prepared by Attorney, Bryan M. Wellner, here and for more information, call Bryan directly at 815.730.9500 x137.—Public-Act-102-1050.html?soid=1102955745392&aid=fxreV3YdjBU  

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Taft Homes Redevelopment Slated To Begin This Summer

If all goes according to plan, the first phase of demolition and new construction at the Taft Homes could start this summer. Adam Templer is vice president of development at Bear Development, the Peoria Housing Authority’s partner on the new $47.3 million public housing development on the site of Taft Homes. –

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Students receive a second chance with YouthBuild

CHAMPAIGN, IL: Community leaders are giving a group of teens and young adults a second chance. About 20 graduates successfully completed their program with YouthBuild. YouthBuild was founded by the Housing Authority of Champaign County to help at-risk youth earn a high school diploma and find good jobs. –

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PHA Hires New Firm To Handle Public Housing Security

The Peoria Housing Authority is tapping a Rockford-area firm to provide private security services at its properties. Security Pro Intel is expected to take over public housing security in the first week of February. The company replaces Peoria-based Pinnacle Security, whose handling of security concerns at the Taft Homes last summer was harshly criticized by […]

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822 Infantry Drive, Suite 100
Joliet, Illinois 60435

Phone: 815-730-9500

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126 South Main Street
Oswego, Illinois 60543

Phone: 630-554-7800

Morris Office

116 E. Washington Street
Morris, Illinois 60450

Phone: 815-513-5437