Cleaners Sue Sodexo Over 'Horrific' Work Conditions

Law360, New York (May 6, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Outsourcing giant Sodexo Inc. and Denver health care provider HealthOne Inc. have been hit with a lawsuit by 10 hospital cleaners alleging they were subjected to "horrific" work conditions at a Colorado medical center and were discriminated against and harassed on a daily basis.

The plaintiffs, all Hispanics and African immigrants employed jointly by Sodexo and HealthOne to clean the Sky Ridge Medical Center in Lone Tree, Colo., experienced “the worst forms of racism and denigration,” the complaint claims.

According to the complaint, filed Friday in...
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