NU Online News Service, Sept. 12, 1:05 p.m. – Fitch Inc., New York, a financial rating agency, is asking employees in the New York area to check in with its Chicago office if they have not already been contacted by a department head or a Chicago office employee.

The Chicago contact is Paula Cunningham, at 312-368-3341.

Fitch has had offices at 130 Cedar Street in Manhattan, a block south of Manhattan World Trade Center Building 2, which was one of the two trade center towers hit and destroyed Tuesday by terrorist airplane attacks.