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Sodexo Beats Employee’s Lawsuit Over Covid-19-Related Firing

Sept. 21, 2022, 3:41 PM

A former Sodexo Inc. employee lost a suit alleging that the company terminated him in retaliation for filing a workers’ compensation claim, after a federal court in Illinois found that the hospital services provider actually fired him for violating its Covid-19 policy.

Sodexo gave Elias Moulopoulos a copy of the policy, which prohibited employees from entering a hospital after testing positive for the coronavirus, and he unquestionably violated it, the US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois said Tuesday.

The fact that Moulopoulos’ violation occurred when he entered a hospital in his capacity as a visitor, rather than ...