Rafael Vega, newly elected general secretary of SINATRABEDSA, told that the unilateral cancellation of the contracts of Rudy Pérez and José Julián Trinidad , the first union delegates in Barahona , was due to their participation in union activities and claiming their labor rights.
condemning Coca-Cola's aggressive attack on jobs and workers' rights in Europe.
This follows global reports that the international drinks company had promised to stop all business dealings with subsidiaries that were involved in land grabs, where land is taken from poor people in developing countries without their consent.
Coca-Cola, under its Swazi subsidiary Conco, produces drinks concentrate using sugar. It makes up as much as 40 percent of the Swaziland's gross domestic product (GDP), but it is said to be exempt from paying full taxes.
With genuine, independent unions in all 6 bottling plants and 3 distribution centres Coca-Cola Pakistan is nearly 100% unionized.
After participating in the fourth meeting of the Executive Committee of the Latin American Federation of Coca-Cola Workers (FELATRAC) and receiving the support of its member organizations, Manuel Jiménez Cascante, union delegate from the Distribution Department of the Coca-Cola FEMSA plant in San José, returned to work and was met with a backlash from management.
TCCC pledged to perform social and environmental assessments across its supply chain starting in critical sourcing regions like Colombia, Guatemala, Brazil, India, South Africa and Thailand and also publicly reveal its biggest sugarcane suppliers.
Typhoon Haiyan hits central Philippines affecting millions of people and leaving thousands dead, injured, missing and homeless including IUF`s members14-11-2013
Many of IUF members and their families were affected by the typhoon. The new national centre SENTRO to which our affiliates NUWHRAIN and FCCU-ACCUP are affiliated have organized relief teams and are in the area now.