Managers at The Cheesecake Factory are trained to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace, and a manual outlines the company’s policies about how such complaints should be handled. Yet earlier this month, the Calabasas Hills, Calif.-based casual-dining chain agreed to pay $345,000 to settle a sexual-harassment lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, or EEOC, on behalf of six male employees at a unit in Phoenix. The plaintiffs said a group of ...

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