Lawry's settles discrimination lawsuit

LOS ANGELES The parent to Lawry’s The Prime Rib has agreed to pay more than $1 million to settle a class-action discrimination lawsuit charging that the company had a tradition of hiring only women as servers, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said Monday.

The settlement has yet to be approved by a federal district judge, but the Los Angeles-based company has outlined plans to change its ways and recruit more men into the higher-earning server position

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