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IRA News
Thursday, April 2, 2020
Paycheck Protection Program Live Tomorrow; Contact Your Bank »
The Illinois Restaurant Association continues to engage with local, state, and federal officials to help our employers and...
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Paycheck Protection Application, Stay at Home Order Extended to April 30 »
The Illinois Restaurant Association continues to engage with local, state, and federal officials to help our employers and...
Monday, March 30, 2020
Emergency Loan Guide; ILCC Mixed Drinks Bulletin; NRAEF Restaurant Employee Relief »
The Illinois Restaurant Association continues to engage with local, state, and federal officials to help our employers and...
Sunday, March 29, 2020
CARES Act Webinar; Call Your Bank about Paycheck Protection Program »
The Illinois Restaurant Association continues to engage with local, state, and federal officials to help our employers and...
Friday, March 27, 2020
Tuesday Webinar: Impact of Phase 3 on Restaurants; Grocery Jobs; IDES Filing »
The Illinois Restaurant Association continues to engage with local, state, and federal officials to help our employers and...
Friday, March 27, 2020
House Passes Phase 3 Relief: Here What It Means for Restaurants »
    House Passes Phase 3 Relief Package   Moments ago, the House voted to pass the Phase 3 r...
Thursday, March 26, 2020
Analysis and Impact of Phase 3 Relief for Restaurants; Sign Up For Friday Webinar »
  Analysis and Impact of Phase 3 Relief Package on Restaurant Industry and Employees   The IRA is...
Thursday, March 26, 2020
Senate Passes Relief, House Vote Friday; Paid Sick Leave Guidance for Employers »
The Illinois Restaurant Association continues to engage with local, state, and federal officials to help our employers and...
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Senate Vote Pending, Small Restaurant Grants, Mixed Drinks »
The Illinois Restaurant Association continues to engage with local, state, and federal officials to help our employers and...
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Deal Reached on Federal Relief; Grocery/Retail Jobs; Tell Us How You Can Offer Assistance »
The Illinois Restaurant Association continues to engage with local, state, and federal officials to help our employers and...
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
Help Pass the House Democratic Relief Package for Restaurants, SBA Loan FAQ, Chicago Resiliency Fund »
The Illinois Restaurant Association continues to engage with local, state, and federal officials to help our employers and...
Monday, March 23, 2020
Washington Update, Essential Employees, Off-Premise Best Practices »
The Illinois Restaurant Association continues to engage with local, state, and federal officials to help our employers and...
Monday, March 23, 2020
Update March 23: Tell Congress to Keep Fighting for Restaurant Relief! Vote Coming Today »
  Vote Expected Today - Tell Congress to Pass Restaurant Relief Congress is expected to move a COVID-19 r...
Sunday, March 22, 2020
Update March 22, 9:00 p.m.: Next Steps - House Action Needed »
The Illinois Restaurant Association continues to engage with local, state, and federal officials to help our employers and...
Sunday, March 22, 2020
5:00 p.m. Federal Update, Grocery/Retail Jobs, Undocumented Community Relief »
Federal Update - Tell Congress to Keep Workers Paid and Employed   Negotiations are ongoing in Washington, a...
Sunday, March 22, 2020
Update March 22: Federal Relief Update - Final Push for Rubio Bill »
The Illinois Restaurant Association continues to engage with local, state, and federal officials to help our employers and...
Saturday, March 21, 2020
Update March 21 - Tell Congress to Keep Workers Paid and Employed! »
The Illinois Restaurant Association continues to engage with local, state, and federal officials to help our employers and...
Friday, March 20, 2020
Update March 20 - Shelter in Place, Legal Network Available »
The Illinois Restaurant Association continues to engage with local, state, and federal officials to help our employers and...
Thursday, March 19, 2020
Update March 19, 6:30 p.m.: Federal Relief, SBA Loans, Chicago Fund »
The Illinois Restaurant Association continues to engage with local, state, and federal officials to help our employers and...
Thursday, March 19, 2020
Update March 19 - Take Action for Restaurant Relief! »
The Illinois Restaurant Association continues to engage with local, state, and federal officials to help our employers and...
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Update March 18 - National Relief; Emergency Leave; Unemployment; State Guidance »
  During this extremely challenging time, every team member on Illinois Restaurant Association staff is 100% foc...
Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Update March 17 - Alcohol Sale Guidance for Restaurants in Illinois and Chicago »
The Illinois Restaurant Association continues to engage with local, state, and federal officials to help our employers and...
Monday, March 16, 2020
*Updated 3/16* Coronavirus Resources; Carry Out Permitted at Illinois Restaurants »
The Illinois Restaurant Association continues to engage with local, state, and federal officials to help our employers and...
Monday, February 24, 2020
IRA EVP Mary Kay Bonoma Named Industry Leader By Chicago Chefs Hall of Fame »
Join the IRA Monday, March 30 at the Chicago Culinary Museum and Chefs Hall of Fame annual dinner at Joe's Live in Rosem...
Thursday, February 20, 2020
February Restaurant Rundown - The News You Need to Know »
Check out this month's edition of the IRA's Restaurant Rundown monthly newsletter featuring the latest Association updates...
Friday, February 7, 2020
IRA on Third Party Delivery Services »
The IRA’s top concerns with third party delivery services surround food safety, operator knowledge and consent to engage d...
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
January Restaurant Rundown: The News You Need to Know »
Check out this month's edition of the IRA's Restaurant Rundown monthly newsletter featuring the latest Association updates...
Friday, January 17, 2020
IRA on Packaging and Plastic Foodware Ban Proposal »
Alderman Scott Waguespack (32nd) has introduced an ordinance that would ban styrofoam takeout containers, require restau...
Friday, January 10, 2020
*Action Alert* Stop Tariffs on European Imports! »
The Trump Administration is currently proposing tariffs of up to 100% on wine from the European Union (EU), French sparkli...
Friday, January 3, 2020
News Laws in Effect as of January 1, 2020 »
There are several new laws and regulations in effect in 2020 that impact the restaurant and hospitality industry. Ple...
Friday, December 20, 2019
2019 Year in Review »
  2019 has been a remarkable year for the Association and the industry overall. With your help and engageme...
Tuesday, December 17, 2019
New Illinois Sexual Harassment Prevention Training and Policy Law - What You Need to Know »
Get Compliant with the Policy Requirement by January 1, 2020 - Template Available to IRA Members New legislation &nbs...
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Tip Credit Saved in Chicago! City Council Approves Mayor Lightfoot's Budget, $15 Min. Wage Ordinance »
Earlier today, the Chicago City Council voted 39-11 in favor of Mayor Lightfoot’s 2020 budget proposal – including the $15...
Wednesday, November 20, 2019
November Restaurant Rundown - The News You Need to Know »
  Check out this month's edition of the IRA's Restaurant Rundown monthly newsletter featuring the latest Associati...
Thursday, November 14, 2019
IRA, Restaurateurs, Servers Rally to Save Tip Credit; Mayor Lightfoot Introduces New Ordinance »
Earlier this week, more than 40 restaurant operators, servers, and bartenders attended an IRA press conference at Norman's...

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