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Thursday, May 17, 2018
Taste of Chicago Food Vendors Lineup Announced »
This week, the City of Chicago announced the full lineup of food vendors at the 28th Annual Taste of Chicago, coming to Gr...
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Sam Toia in Sun-Times: IL Hospitality Industry Needs the Work Ethic Immigrants Bring to the Job »
IRA President & CEO Sam Toia contributed an op-ed to the Chicago Sun-Times on the need for pragmatic immigration refor...
Friday, May 11, 2018
IRA Launches Windy City Works to Protect Flexible Schedules in Chicago »
Yesterday, the Progressive Caucus of the Chicago City Council announced their renewed push for a "Fair Workweek" ordinance...
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Tip or No Tip Policies? IRA in Champaign News-Gazette on Tipping Practices »
The Champaign News-Gazette recently examined the concept of no tipping policies at restaurants around the country. ...
Friday, April 27, 2018
Sam Toia in Chicago Sun-Times, ABC 7: Year-Round Cafes, Pop Up Permitting Great for Industry »
The Chicago Sun-Times and ABC 7 spoke with IRA President & CEO Sam Toia about the prospect of year-round sidewalk cafe...

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