The Illinois Human Rights Act has been amended to require annual sexual harassment prevention training by Dec. 31, 2020 and annually thereafter. Below are free resources from the Illinois Department of Human Rights that you as an employer can provide to your employees to meet this obligation. The options have a printable certificate of completion…

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Dear Members, It was announced today the State of Illinois is opening up its second round of Business Interruption Grants for applications Thursday, Sept. 17. Please see the details below and apply if you can. In the first round, 10 Grundy County businesses received grant funding through this program. The second round consists of $220…

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MORRIS – The Grundy County Chamber congratulates long-time Chamber member and successful local business, J&A Transmission on its 30th anniversary. J&A Transmission is located at 3425 N. Route 47 in Morris and is owned by brothers John and Aaron McNabb, ASE certified technicians. “We specialize in transmission work and provide complete care of your vehicle…

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MORRIS – The Grundy County Health Department announces three local sites this week where the Illinois Department of Public Health will sponsor drive-through COVID-19 testing. Local health departments have coordinated with the IDPH to provide a mobile unit locally. Testing will be offered to anyone – regardless of symptoms or if asymptomatic – by way…

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MORRIS – The Grundy County Health Department provides information about adherence to the recently adopted Department of Public Health emergency regulations, 77 Ill. Admin. Code 690.50. Pursuant to the Department of Public Health Act, 20 ILCS 2305, the Department of Public Health Powers and Duties Law, 20 ILCS 2310, and the Communicable Disease Code, 77…

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MORRIS – The Grundy Chamber recently helped True North celebrate its 10,000 square-foot expansion with a ribbon cutting kicking off the store’s recent “Grand Party’versary.” True North is owned by Stacey and Erik Olson and is located at 539 Bedford Road in Morris. It’s an antique store featuring 100 vendors, but it’s not your average…

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SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today reported 13 counties in Illinois are considered to be at a warning level for novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). A county enters a warning level when two or more COVID-19 risk indicators that measure the amount of COVID-19 increase. Thirteen counties are currently reported at a…

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