GM closes lawsuit

DETROIT - General Motors has agreed to pay $1.25 million to 16 current and former employees of its Linden, N.J., assembly plant and to improve procedures for handling workers' discrimination complaints.

The agreement closes a U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission lawsuit filed in September 2000 on behalf of employees. Payments go to 16 workers who alleged racial or sexual harassment.

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