Chicago Announcements November 24, 2021

The Chicago Department of Public Health added Connecticut and Maryland to its COVID-19 Travel Advisory, bringing the list to 40 states and one territory. Unvaccinated travelers from states on the advisory list are asked to quarantine for 10 days or to get a negative test. California, Guam and North Carolina are set to come off the list next week if their average new caseloads stay below 15 per 100,000 residents.  

Chicago’s Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection and the Chicago Commission on Human Relations announced on Tuesday that city officials are conducting a “comprehensive investigation” into allegations that workers at Parlor Pizza Bar restaurants “were not paid for overtime work, that employees were sexually harassed and that customers were discriminated against based on their race and/or age.” City officials in a news release urged former and current employees of Parlor Pizza location to “step forward and work with us as we investigate these allegations and work to compensate any workers harmed by unjust business practices.” City officials also encouraged Parlor Pizza customers who “believe they were discriminated against based on a protected class which includes race, national origin, age and/or were denied an accommodation related to a disability” to contact the human rights commission at [email protected] or by calling 312-744-4474. Former employees can reach out to the city’s Office of Labor Standards at [email protected] or by calling 312-744-2211. 

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