Sodexho Settles Discrimination Suit for $80 Million

A food and facilities-management company, with clients including a Southern Baptist seminary, agreed to pay $80 million to settle a lawsuit claiming it systematically denied promotions to black managers. Sodexho, Inc., agreed April 27 to settlement of a class-action...

60 Percent of Dismissed Seminary Maintenance Workers Rehired

The private contractor taking over maintenance work at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary has hired about 60 percent of the former seminary employees who took care of its facilities, the Louisville Courier-Journal reported Sunday. Seminary spokesman Lawrence Smith...

Mohler Defends Contract with Gay-Friendly Firm

Southern Seminary President Albert Mohler says there is irony but no inconsistency in the fact that the conservative seminary is outsourcing its maintenance to a company that is friendly to homosexuals, according to a Louisville newspaper. Courier-Journal columnist...

Company Hired by Southern Seminary Supports Diversity

Southern Baptist Theological Seminary has outsourced maintenance of its Louisville, Ky., campus to a company recognized for efforts to increase diversity, including providing domestic partner benefits and celebrating Gay Pride Month on the company calendar. The...