The fast-casual burrito restaurant, Chipotle, has found itself the subject of a lawsuit alleging violations of federal labor laws specifically unpaid wages. Currently, over 10,000 Chipotle employees have joined the collective-action lawsuit which states that Chipotle...Read more
In 2010, Michigan enacted the Cottage Food Law to assist food-based entrepreneurs with retailing their respective food product to the public despite not being prepared in a commercial kitchen.
The Detroit News recently wrote an article detailing how the law and the Eastern Market Corporation has assisted with the growth of food entrepreneurs throughout southeast Michigan.
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In October 2014, we wrote about Jimmy John's and their controversial non-compete agreements imposed upon their employees. Well, the New York Attorney General recently found that the non-competes were in fact unlawful and Jimmy John's must cease enforcement of the agreements - in the state of New York. This outcome makes it likely that the notable "Freaky Fast" empire...Read more