SEIU Sued Over Tactics To Unionize Sodexo Workers

Law360, New York (March 17, 2011, 11:13 PM ET) -- Sodexo Inc. sued the Service Employees International Union in Virginia on Thursday, accusing the labor union of resorting to illegal tactics to pressure the food services operator into handing more than 80,000 nonunion employees to the SEIU.

In a complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Sodexo contended that SEIU's "Clean Up Sodexo" campaign was actually a facade for the union's true aim of extorting Sodexo's "voluntary" recognition of the SEIU and its affiliated locals to the exclusion of other...
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