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2011-05-24 12:04:00

BOGOTA, Colombia, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Minister of Social Protection in Colombia has fined Sodexo $2,678,000 pesos ($1,425.00 US Dollars) each day they refuse to negotiate with Sinaltrainal and ordered Sodexo to "start direct talks with trade union organization National Union of Agro-System SINALTRAINAL without delay." Sodexo workers in Colombia have been trying to form a union to bargain higher wages, payment for overtime and other benefits for more than a year....

2011-05-20 13:11:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodexo's launch of the company's latest m-commerce solution--two new mobile apps--will eliminate wait times, increase customer engagement and build brand loyalty for two Retail Brand Group restaurants, Jazzman's Cafe & Bakery and SubConnection. The Jazzman's Cafe & Bakery app, currently available for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad is widely available for download for free in the iTunes store and will become available for the Android...

2011-05-16 11:28:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second consecutive year, Sodexo, Inc. and its Education segment received a Virtual Event Excellence Award from ON24, Inc. for its 2010 virtual summer training, a program that brought together more than 4,500 Sodexo employees from across the country to share operational best practices in student well-being and the overall student experience. ON24, the global leader in webcasting and virtual event solutions, created the Virtual Event...

2011-05-11 18:11:00

WINCHESTER, Va., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chef Chandler of Shenandoah Valley Westminster was named one of five finalists in Sodexo's Recipes for a Better Tomorrow Culinary Competition, where chefs were tasked with creating appealing dishes that have a low environmental impact, supporting Sodexo's goals for the environment, community, health and wellness. Chef Chandler's recipe for cider glazed pork loin with white sweet potato and carrot swirl puree secured his opportunity to advance...

2011-05-11 18:08:00

LIVINGSTON, N.J., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chef Jesse Kraft of St. Barnabas Medical Center was named one of five finalists in Sodexo's Recipes for a Better Tomorrow Culinary Competition, where chefs were tasked with creating appealing dishes that have a low environmental impact, supporting Sodexo's goals for the environment, community, health and wellness. Chef Kraft's recipe for pan seared cod filet with beet vinaigrette and pumpkin quinoa risotto secured his opportunity to advance to...

2011-05-11 17:55:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Chef Cox of Harvard Kennedy School was named one of five finalists in Sodexo's Recipes for a Better Tomorrow Culinary Competition, where chefs were tasked with creating appealing dishes that have a low environmental impact, supporting Sodexo's goals for the environment, community, health and wellness. Chef Cox's recipe for all natural Vermont roast turkey with organic quinoa pilaf and citrus secured his opportunity to advance to the finals,...

2011-05-10 10:42:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Customers at Jazzman's Cafe & Bakery have another way to get their coffee fix today as the award-winning coffeehouse launches 'At Home' an online store selling a selection of Jazzman's proprietary line of specialty coffees. After a successful pilot earlier this spring, the online store is now accessible to consumers via jazzmanscafe.com or Jazzman's Facebook page. In addition, the store is conveniently accessible from smart phone mobile...

2011-05-04 09:13:00

Following Sodexo's multimillion dollar settlement with NY & nearly half a million in OH for illegally overcharging school districts Could bring relief to cash strapped school districts, cities, states WASHINGTON, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released today by Service Employees International Union: After the New York Attorney General settled a $20 million lawsuit in which Sodexo, a France-based outsourcing giant, was accused of illegally overcharging...

2011-04-18 08:00:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In the wake of a successful introduction of the Meatless Monday initiative to more than 900 hospitals nationwide, Sodexo, the world leader in quality of daily life solutions, is now extending it to more than 2000 corporate and government client locations in North America, including Toyota, Northern Trust Bank and the U.S. Department of the Interior. The Meatless Monday initiative is part of Sodexo's ongoing effort to enhance health and...

2011-04-15 10:22:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second consecutive year, Sodexo, Inc. has been named a 'Best Place to Work for Hourly Workers' by Working Mother Magazine for having a culture and programs in place that help hourly workers succeed and advance. The magazine's list reflects best practices across a spectrum of employer policies and programs including health benefits, employee assistance programs, paid leave and training. Sodexo earned top 10 rankings in career...


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