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Jason Sikora

Gold Circle Award Profile: Jason Sikora, 2021 Affiliate Member of the Year Jason Sikora, Business Development Manager with Allied Universal, was named 2021 Affiliate Member of the Year. What was your first paying job? I had my first semi-legitimate job was I was about 13. I worked with a bunch of other kids going to…

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Kurt Anderson

Gold Circle Award Profile: Kurt Anderson, 2021 Building Engineer of the Year Kurt Anderson, Chief Building Engineer with Zeller at 401 North Michigan Avenue, was named 2021 Building Engineer of the Year. Tell us about your involvement in the commercial real estate industry and Local 399. How did you start out? How long have been…

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Bridge Phase Guidelines Offer Higher Occupancy Caps and a New Vaccine Exemption. May 24, 2021   The State of Illinois and City of Chicago are currently in the Bridge Phase, which uses most of the same operational guidelines as Phase 4 but has higher occupancy caps and a new Vaccine Exemption. The State is anticipated…

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City Issues Additional Guidance on Face Coverings at Chicago Businesses May 18, 2021 Effective May 18, 2021, fully vaccinated individuals are not required to wear face coverings in most public and private settings. Face coverings are still required in health care settings, schools, correctional/congregate care settings, on public transportation and in City of Chicago buildings.…

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BOMA/Chicago Teams with Governor Pritzker, Mayor Lightfoot to Launch Vaccination Sites in Office Buildings May 11, 2021   To further expand convenient opportunities for Illinoisans to get vaccinated, BOMA/Chicago teamed with Governor JB Pritzker and Mayor Lori Lightfoot to launch a new program this week that offers building workers and office staff a chance to…

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Local 399 Offers Vaccinations to Union Members March 23, 2021   IUOE Local 399 will be distributing vaccine doses to union members on March 29 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the union headquarters located at 2260 S. Grove Street in Chicago. 200 shots are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Read the flyer to learn…

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Vaccine Update: Phase 1C Starts March 29; All Over 16 Starts April 12 March 20, 2021   On March 17, Mayor Lightfoot and Dr. Arwady announced that Chicago will move to Phase 1C of the vaccination distribution on Monday, March 29. Under this phase, all essential workers – including property management professionals – and Chicagoans…

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Key Provisions of the American Rescue Plan Act March 20, 2021   President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act, a key COVID-related legislative victory the Biden administration hoped to achieve in its first 100 days. This $1.9 trillion relief package contains several provisions that are aimed at assisting businesses and individuals including loans for operating and payroll expenses,…

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City Announces Further Easing of COVID-19 Regulations March 2, 2021 From City of Chicago Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection On March 2, the City of Chicago announced the further easing of COVID-19 regulations for Chicago businesses. Due to sustained progress in all four reopening metrics, effective immediately: Indoor capacity at bars, restaurants and…

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United Center Vaccination Site Opens March 9; Security Personnel Can Register March 7 March 2, 2021   The United Center vaccination site will open on March 9. Registration for Illinoisans who meet the state’s Phase 1b+ eligibility criteria, which includes building security personnel, will open Sunday, March 7 at 4:00 pm. There is no onsite registration. You…

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