CLEVELAND The 24-unit Bahama Breeze chain has agreed to pay $1.26 million dollars to claimants and take several other steps to settle a class-action racial harassment lawsuit, federal officials here said Monday. U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission sources said the suit stemmed from the alleged mistreatment of 37 black workers at a Bahama Breeze restaurant in the Cleveland suburb of Beachwood, Ohio.Bahama Breeze's parent company, Orlando, Fla.-based Darden Restaurants Inc., said the ...

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