Research on Coca Cola workers in Brazil highlights differences in terms and conditions in 16 franchises10-06-2015
IUF-affiliated CNTA commissioned a researcher at the Inter-Union Department of Statistics and Socioeconomic Studies (Dieese), Paulo de Morais, who has conducted several studies on working conditions of Brazilian workers in different corporations, to do a new research on the situation of Coca Cola workers in Brazil.
On 23 February 2015, 217 workers of Sorocaba Refrescos SA, which produces, markets and distributes Coca Cola Company products, received a notice from the company about their dismissal justified by the need to restructure the distribution services.
The head of Monster Beverage has said distributors outside of the US have shown "scepticism" over the ongoing transition of The Coca-Cola Co's energy portfolio.
On April 15, 2015 the Madrid Supreme Court announced its final verdict on the closure of four Coca-Cola factories in Spain and confirmed the previous ruling of the National Court which declared the Coca-Cola Iberian Partners' (CCIP) restructuring plan announced in January 2014 invalid. The restructuring and the closure of 4 plants in Alicante, Fuenlabrada (Madrid), Palma de Mallorca and Colloto (Asturias) affected more than 1190 workers and caused the forced redundancy of 821 employees.