Wintrust Business Lunch 4/27/21: Markets react to first quarter earnings, Toyota buying Lyft’s autonomous car division, and companies banning political talk at work

Wintrust Business Lunch

A Toyota logo is seen next to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games mascots and torch at a showroom in Tokyo on February 10, 2021. (Photo by Charly TRIBALLEAU / AFP) (Photo by CHARLY TRIBALLEAU/AFP via Getty Images)

Segment 1: Tom Gimbel, founder and CEO of LaSalle Network, joins John to talk about a recent report from the Society for Human Resource Management which shows that more than half of employees in North America plan to look for a new job in 2021 and a company saying it will ban political talk in the workplace.

Segment 2: Alexander Martin, Director, Boxville, talks to John about how they give up-and-coming restaurateurs, chefs, entrepreneurs from the Bronzeville neighborhood affordable shipping containers to start their various businesses.

Segment 3: WGN Reporter and Crain’s Daily Gist host Amy Guth gives us a round-up of the latest business stories including United seeing searches for European bookings jump on the news of EU opening up to vaccinated travelers from the U.S., the Real ID travel document requirement being pushed back due to pandemic and Toyota acquiring Lyft’s self-driving unit.

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