Submarine sandwich giant Jimmy John’s has settled litigation in which the state of Illinois objected to the fast food chain’s policy of imposing noncompete requirements on its low-wage workforce ( Illinois v. Jimmy John’s Enters. LLC, Ill. Cir. Ct., No. 2016 CH 07746, settlement 12/5/16).

Jimmy John’s Enterprises LLC and John’s Franchise LLC agreed to rescind any existing noncompete agreements and notify all current and former employees that such agreements are unenforceable, Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan (D) said...