At a meeting between the Sindicato da Alimentação de Limeira/SP (Food Workers' Union) and Coca-Cola/Femsa workers, Cosmópolis/SP unit, the signature of the 2014/2015 collective bargaining agreement was approved.
Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company has released its Q2 and H1 results.
Half-year net profits jump by 45.2% to EUR95.1m (US$127.1m)
Sales in six months to end of June slip by 5.9% to EUR3.18bn
H1 operating profits climb by 22.5% to EUR164.1m
Second-quarter net profits leap by 49.5% to EUR134.4m
Sales in three months to end of June drop by 5% to EUR1.9bn
Q2 operating profits rise by 33% to EUR193.3m
Coca-Cola HBC has warned that 2014 will be a difficult year.
After several unsuccessful negotiations with management of Coca Cola franchise in Bahia, workers in the manufacturing unit of Salvador plant began to mobilize due to the huge gap between what they claim and what the company offers.
India has become the sixth largest market for Coca-Cola by volume sales, overtaking Germany as low price points and wider distribution helped the world's largest beverages maker increase sales in the second-most populous country.
On June 13 Spain’s High Court ordered the Spanish Coca-Cola Bottler
CCIP to reverse its decision to fire 1,190 workers as a result of their
plans to close 4 plants.
IUF members in Pakistan started to launch protest actions in March over a failure to reach an agreement on restructuring. In retaliation Coca-Cola's Turkish Bottler operating in Pakistan-Coca-Cola Içecek (CCI) escalated the attack on unions by terminating the union president, Brother Nasrullah, at Lahore. On March 28 management also increased harassment of union members by stopping them from attending Friday prayers.