WINN-DIXIE WILL PAY $33 MILLION TO SETTLE SUIT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Winn-Dixie Stores here said it had agreed to a $33 million settlement in a discrimination class-action lawsuit filed by 13 present and former employees on behalf of female and African-American workers.The suit was filed in U.S. District Court here the same day the settlement was announced. The settlement could apply to more than 50,000 African-Americans and women who worked for

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Winn-Dixie Stores here said it had agreed to a $33 million settlement in a discrimination class-action lawsuit filed by 13 present and former employees on behalf of female and African-American workers.

The suit was filed in U.S. District Court here the same day the settlement was announced. The settlement could apply to more than 50,000 African-Americans and women who worked for the chain since June 1993, according to the company.

Legal experts told SN la

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