The settlement was announced in October. Terms were not disclosed.
The taproom also closed in late October, and the company’s diversity and inclusion officer resigned. Some retailers and venues stopped selling Founders products.
“We’re just looking at getting better,” co-founder Dave Engbers told the Detroit Free Press. “The beer we brew today is great, but the beer we brew a year from now is going to be better. The way we manage is strong. I think we’re going to be stronger in the future.”
The Grand Rapids-based company has hired a consultant to put together a plan focused on inclusion to get employee input and create focus groups and diversity committees.