Instead of marching from Pick-Staiger Hall to Sodexo’s food services office as originally scheduled on Monday afternoon, members of the Living Wage Campaign met to discuss their most recent success and to plan for the upcoming quarter.
The group intended to protest Sodexo’s proposed hourly cuts for dining hall workers after LWC co-director Kellyn Lewis said various workers would face a two-and-a-half-hour per week reduction. But Lewis said after workers sent Sodexo coverage from The Daily and information about the planned protest, the company announced Friday it would reinstate the hours.
Sodexo district manager Steve Mangan declined to comment.
“The threat of the march was enough for them to back down,” Lewis, a Weinberg senior, said. “(Sodexo) guaranteed worker cutbacks won’t be