Sodexo is a food services and facilities management company based out of Paris. It is also one of the largest multinational corporations in the world. Sodexo offers a variety of services including catering, vending and meal delivery. They also offer soft services, such as cleaning, laundry and waste management. On November 1, 2017, Sodexo submitted a WARN notice with the state of Ohio. According to the WARN letter, Sodexo received notice from Collinwood Yards Facility that the client would no longer be using the company’s laundry services on October 9, 2017.
Due to the decision, Sodexo will soon discontinue its operations at the Collinwood Yards Facility. It is located at 15300 South Waterloo in Cleveland, Ohio. The individuals employed by Sodexo at the location will be laid off permanently. The company admits that the information provided is based on the best information currently available and could change due to subsequent events beyond its control.
The 30 laundry workers are expected to be laid off by December 31, 2017. The full WARN notification can be found here.