New Initiative Places Chicago’s Unemployed Youth into Jobs

Mayor Emanuel and Skills for Chicagoland’s Future Announce New Initiative to Place Unemployed Youth into Jobs with Career Pathways and Higher Education Skills convenes four leading Chicago employers to hire youth through pilot initiative and several partners to provide education opportunities and mentoring CHICAGO – December 15, 2017 – Mayor Rahm Emanuel today joined Skills for […]

Mayor Emanuel and Cook County Board President Preckwinkle Launch Industrial Growth Zones Program

On July 19, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle alongside 37th Ward Alderman Emma Mitts, held a press conference at Freedman Seating Company to announce a new initiative to attract industrial businesses, accelerate job growth and drive neighborhood investment. Craig Freedman, President, welcomed the Mayor, Cook County Board, and other distinguished guests, […]

New Engineering and Purchasing Offices Part of $10 Million Expansion

MAYOR EMANUEL, ALDERMAN EMMA MITTS AND FREEDMAN SEATING ANNOUNCE 200 NEW JOBS OVER LAST TWO YEARS AND OPEN NEW OFFICE FACILITY AT 4501 W. AUGUSTA BLVD.     As a member of the Chicago business community for over 120 years, Freedman Seating Company has produced excellent transportation seating products in an atmosphere which promotes continuous […]

Mayor Emanuel Joins Freedman Seating to Open New Facility | PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 4, 20015 CONTACT: Mayor’s Press Office 312.744.3334 Mayor Rahm Emanuel today joined Freedman Seating and Alderman Emma Mitts to cut the ribbon at the company’s new office space on the West Side. The business is a multi-generational, family-owned manufacturing company in Chicago. “Freedman Seating’s continued expansion will create many new […]

Mayor Emanuel, CTA President Claypool and Freedman Seating Announce Economic Boost | PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 30, 2013 CONTACT: Mayor’s Press Office 312.744.3334 CTA Tammy Chase 312.681.2820 MAYOR EMANUEL, CTA PRESIDENT CLAYPOOL AND FREEDMAN SEATING ANNOUNCE LOCAL ECONOMIC BOOST AND NEW JOBS IN CONJUNCTION WITH PURCHASE OF NEW BUSES 100 new positions supported as local company Freedman Seating will manufacture light-weight seats Mayor Rahm Emanuel joined Chicago […]

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