Sodexo drops healthcare benefits for some, blaming Obamacare

The company explains in a fact sheet that its new definition of full-time workers was changed to comply with the new healthcare law.

GAITHERSBURG, M.D.—Something stinks in college cafeterias managed by French catering company Sodexo, and it has nothing to do with the food.

Campus by campus, many workers are losing their healthcare benefits, as Sodexo recalculates how it classifies full-time employees. The company blames Obamacare, explaining in a slick three-page fact sheet that it needed to re-do its definition of a full-time worker to comply with the new health care law.

Really? Boston Globe Columnist Shirley Leung doesn’t think so. But don’t just take her word for it.