Governor Rick Snyder Declares September 25 to October 5 Independent Retailers Week

After years without an official State proclamation, Governor Rick Snyder has declared September 25 thru October 5, Independent Retailers Week. He signed the proclamation this month in Lansing. The last governor to sign such proclamation was Governor William Milliken. Click here to view Certificate of Proclamation In the proclamation the Governor stated “…the Independent Retailers…

MDARD Issues Consumer Advisory for all Motor Oil Sold under the Bullseye Brand

On October 7th, the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) issued Stop-Use and Stop-Removal Orders for motor oil manufactured, packaged, and/or distributed by Bullseye Automotive Lubricants, Inc. of Illinois under the Bullseye brand after finding the products did not comply with  the Michigan Weights and Measures Act, 1964 Public Act 283. The Stop-Use…

ALERT: Mandatory Employee Training

OSHA has adopted new hazardous chemical labeling requirements as a part of its recent revision of the Hazard Communication Standard (HCS), bringing it into alignment with the United Nations’ Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). Therefore, OSHA is requiring employers to provide mandatory training for employees on the new chemical label…

Republic National Distributing Company and National Wine & Spirits Of Michigan Announce Joint Venture In Michigan

Source: RNDC Republic National Distributing Company USA (RNDC) and National Wine and Spirits of Michigan (National) today announced their agreement to create a joint venture in the state of Michigan. The two companies will join together to distribute wines and spirits through the State’s Authorized Distribution Agent (ADA) system and National’s existing wine wholesale distributor and…

New Michigan Laws

A bill that would allow a patron to bring a properly sealed bottle of wine into a restaurant that already possessed an on premise liquor license was signed by Governor Rick Snyder on December 21. As passed, the licensed restaurant would have total control over whether to allow patrons to bring their own wine into…