Sodexo Says Calif. Wage Action Too Thin To Go Forward

Law360, New York (January 24, 2012, 4:48 PM EST) -- Sodexo Inc. asked a California federal court Monday to dismiss a proposed class action claiming the food service giant denied workers breaks and overtime pay, saying the plaintiff didn't provide enough facts supporting her allegations or connecting her experience with other employees'.

The suit, filed in August by former Sodexo food-service worker Sasha Ovieda, alleges Sodexo failed to pay Ovieda overtime, denied her meal periods and other legally required breaks, and required her to work off the clock. Sodexo allegedly engaged in a “systematic course of...
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