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.
The Coca-Cola Co has sold a bottler to Alabama’s Coca-Cola Bottling Company United as part of a plan to hand territory to its franchisees.
The company has offloaded Alabama-based Scottsboro Coca-Cola to Coca-Cola United for an undisclosed fee, it was confirmed on May 27.
The Latin American Federation of Coca-Cola Workers (Felatrac) was founded on May 7, 2008, in Buenos Aires, to consolidate the political and labor actions of all the IUF affiliates that represent workers of this transnational corporation.
Dominican Republic: SINATRABEDSA prepares for wage bargaining and optimism advances in labor-management relationship22-05-2014
Rafael Vega, General Secretary of SINATRABEDSA, told the IUF that in recent months, the labor-management relationship has improved and that the company has been correcting most of the problems that had been created in the past.