News & Newsletters

Local Businesses Face County Minimum Wage, Paid Sick Leave

Mirroring action taken by the City of Chicago last year, Cook County recently adopted two new ordinances that would apply to all businesses within the County, mandating a graduated increase in the minimum wage as well as requiring paid sick leave for all employees. Read more

Chamber Welcomes Three New Board Members

The Chamber Board will welcome three new individuals who will fill the terms of Board members who have vacated their seats. The new Board members will begin their term of service in January 2017. Read more

Post Your Job on the Chamber Website

Members with employment needs, whether full time or part-time positions, have a valuable asset in the Chamber website,, which has a free job board. Read more

2016 December Business Briefs

To raise awareness about local and worldwide hunger, Oakton Community College will hold its annual “Empty Bowls at Oakton” event on Saturday, December 3, 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Donation of $15 includes a handcrafted bowl and a hot lunch. Proceeds benefit local food pantries. Read more

District 30 Weighing Referendum for School Improvements

Faced with numerous decisions about the future of an aging, outdated middle school as well as the need for additional classrooms at the two elementary schools to accommodate growing enrollment, Northbrook-Glenview School District 30 could bring a referendum to voters next spring. Read more