Sodexo’s Commitment to Employee Development Yields Recognition as a “Best Company for Hourly Workers” by Working Mother Magazine

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Sodexo’s Commitment to Employee Development Yields Recognition as a “Best Company for Hourly Workers” by Working Mother Magazine

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Monday, April 8, 2013 - 11:00am

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April 8, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Working Mother magazine has named Sodexo one of the “Best Companies for Hourly Workers” for 2013.  This is the fourth consecutive year that Sodexo has been recognized for being among those employers that have the best policies and programs for promoting hourly workers and a dynamic work life culture.

This year’s survey, conducted by Working Mother Research Institute, focused on employers that implemented solutions that provided opportunities for nonexempt employees to advance into salaried and management roles through technology training, mentoring, career counseling and language skills training.  The full results of the Working Mother Best Companies for Hourly Workers report can be found at:

“Sodexo is focused on not only finding the best talent but also developing our people so that they can reach the next level in their careers at Sodexo and contribute to our mission of helping organizations and their people improve well-being and performance,” explains George Chavel, president and CEO for Sodexo North America.

Sodexo employs nearly 120,000 hourly employees who serve 10 million people daily at more than 6,000 locations in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.  These hourly employees work in the areas of facilities management and food service in a variety of client segments including Hospitals, senior living, colleges and universities, school districts, corporate environments, federal government, and military bases.  As part of its commitment to employee development, Sodexo offers training, development and mentoring programs that have enabled the promotion of thousands of hourly employees into supervisory and management positions.


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Sodexo, Inc. (, leading Quality of Life Services company in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, delivers On-site Services in Corporate, Education, Health Care, Government, and Remote Site segments, as well as Benefits and Rewards Services and Personal and Home Services. Sodexo, Inc., headquartered in Gaithersburg, Md., funds all administrative costs for the Sodexo Foundation (, an independent charitable organization that, since its founding in 1999, has made more than $17 million in grants to end childhood hunger in America. Visit the corporate blog at Visit Sodexo on Facebook and follow on Twitter @SodexoUSA.


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