Category: News

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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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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TMA’s 2024 Election Information

SCHAUMBURG – Anyone interested in 2024 federal and state candidates’ opinions on issues affecting small and midsized manufacturing once again has a central online location to find voting information, compliments of the Technology & Manufacturing Association (TMA) in Schaumburg, Illinois.

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NLRB Issues new Joint Employer Rule

· The National Labor Relations Board (“Board” or “NLRB”) has issued a new joint employer rule. The Board changed its joint employer analysis by case law in 2015, and again in 2020. This time the change comes via issuing a new regulation.

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