Archive for April 2020

COVID-19 -- Law enforcement agencies in McHenry, Illinois, want to know if you test positive for COVID-19

COVID-19  -- Law enforcement agencies in McHenry, Illinois,  want to know if you test positive for COVID-19
Is your health privacy disappearing in the name of  COVID-19 safety?  Do you care? In McHenry County, Illinois, a judge has ruled that if you have COVID-19, your name is being sent to law enforcement, reports CNS The Chicago Tribune reported the following: “On Friday, McHenry County Judge Michael Chmiel entered a temporary restraining order... Read more »

COVID-19 Gig Worker Federal Relief -- Illinois delays implementation -- Politics or Incompetence?

Drive for Uber or Lyft?  Freelance writer?  Actor? Business consultant?  Self-employed?   Is your mortgage due? Can’t afford food starting next week? The state of Illinois has about 18 percent of its workforce in the Gig Economy, according to ADP Research. On March 27, the federal government passed a 2-trillion dollar stimulus bill that included provisions... Read more »