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IL Companies Planning Return to Office


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As of May 24, 2021, more than five million Illinoisans have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 — which is roughly two out of every five people. The CDC has relaxed restrictions for those who’ve been fully vaccinated — people no longer need to wear masks or keep distance in just about any setting, with public transportation being one exception. Due to this, Illinois companies are beginning to have employees return to in-person work.

The 21st spoke to two journalists who’ve been covering return-to-work issues in Illinois about shifting back into the office. 


Ryan Ori, Columnist, commercial real estate, Chicago Tribune

AJ Latrace, Editor at REJournals who wrote a recent piece titled "Chicago office designers envision post-pandemic workplaces that function and feel like neighborhoods."


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