Author: TMA Media

TMA Applauds Updates to IL Biometric Information Privacy Act

SCHAUMBURG, IL – The Technology and Manufacturing Association (TMA) applauds Senate President Pro Tempore Bill Cunningham and the Illinois Senate for passing SB2979, an update to the Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) that clarifies the law to reflect “per person” instead of “per occurrence” and makes the law retroactive to 2008 when the BIPA Act was written.

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TMA celebrates 99th Anniversary

ITASCA – The Technology & Manufacturing Association celebrated their 99th Anniversary March 22nd at the Eaglewood Resort in Itasca. 

The event provided the 2024-2025 TMA Board Chairman Craig Zoberis the opportunity to share his vision for the upcoming year.

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What is BIPA and how best to comply with the law?

SCHAUMBURG—Fingerprints, retina scans, voice, and facial recognition are all available and easily accessible in the mid-2020s. More and more, small and mid-sized Illinois businesses are tapping into quickly developing biometric technology to provide accurate payroll and benefits accounting for their employees.

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Blommer Chocolate to close Chicago Plant

CHICAGO – After announcing in January 2024 a new research lab to be located on Chicago’s Goose Island, 85 year old Blommer Chocolate announced in March it is closing its Chicago manufacturing doors.

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