Sodexo Reverses on Dropping Workers from Healthcare Plan

Company says reversal was part of a standard review of major policy decisions, but it also faced a union organizing drive and campus protests.

Sodexo has reversed course on removing thousands of college cafeteria workers from its health-care plan because of the federal Affordable Care Act, reports [2] the Washington Post. Julie Peterson, Sodexo’s vice president for benefits, said on June 26th that the company will make changes for next year to restore eligibility for many of those affected. Although Sodexo said the reversal was part of a standard review of major policy decisions, the company also faced a union organizing drive and campus protests.