• Founders' Detroit Taproom to Remain Closed Until 2020; Hires Interim Diversity and Inclusion Director

    2 monthes ago - By Brewbound

    Founders Brewing Company's Detroit taproom will remain closed through the end of 2019.
    In the wake of a now-settled racial discrimination lawsuit filed by a former employee against the Grand Rapids, Michigan-headquartered craft brewery, the company said it will reopen the taproom in “early 2020” and donate all profits to local charities and organizations “through at least 2022,” according to a press release.
    “Our intention with the Detroit taproom was to get it open as soon as possible,” Founders co-founder and CEO Mike Stevens told Brewbound. “We're saying in early 2020, but really what...
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  • Founders to Reopen Detroit Taproom in 2020

    Founders to Reopen Detroit Taproom in 2020

    2 monthes ago - By Vine Pair

    On Thursday, Founders Brewing Company announced its Detroit taproom will reopen in 2020. The company also said it will donate 100 percent of profits from the reopened taproom to Detroit charities and organizations until at least 2022, the Detroit Free Press reports .
    The decision comes a week after Founders reached a settlement in a racial discrimination lawsuit filed by former employee Tracy Evans in August 2018. Details regarding the settlement have not been disclosed, but brewery co-founders Mike Stevens and Dave Engbers said in a statement that both parties “agreed that nobody be...
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