Latin America

warning: Creating default object from empty value in /homepages/36/d105421224/htdocs/ccww/modules/i18n/i18ntaxonomy/i18ntaxonomy.pages.inc on line 34.

The commitment of Brazilian Coca-Cola workers for unity

IUF affiliated National Confederation of Food Industry and Allied Workers Unions (CNTA Afins) convened unions and federations of Coca Cola workers in Brazil to discuss working conditions and wages in the sector on March 15, 2015 in São Paulo. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the pay and conditions of Coca-Cola workers at a national level.

Brazil: Court verdict in favor of dismissed Coca-Cola distribution workers

In late February 2015, more than 200 workers employed in the distribution of Sorocaba Refreshments, which produces and markets Coca Cola products, were fired during the Carnival holidays. The company sent a notification to the workers while transferring the entire fleet of trucks to a nearby town to outsource the service.

Coca-Cola workers union in Bolivia affiliates with the IUF

Embotelladoras Bolivianas Unidas SA (Embol), the Coca Cola franchise in Bolivia, has four plants in the districts of La Paz, Cochabamba, Tarija and Santa Cruz . Roberto Baigorria , Secretary General of the Union Embol in Santa Cruz, told the IUF Latin America region that out of nearly 900 employees, 400 are unionized and they are looking forward to the affiliation with the IUF and the Latin American Federation of Coca Cola workers(FELATRAC).

Dominican Republic: Coca-Cola workers progress for collective bargaining agreement

The National Union of Workers of Bepensa Dominicana SA (Sinatrabedsa) and the Coca Cola in Dominican Republic (Bepensa) have been exchanging positions and are open to dialogue. However, the IUF affiliated Sinatrabedsa is not willing to renounce acquired rights during collective bargaining  negotiations.

Brazil: Coca-Cola/Femsa Workers approve new agreement

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.

Dominican Republic: SINATRABEDSA prepares for wage bargaining and optimism advances in labor-management relationship

In July 2014, the National Union of Workers in Dominican Bepensa SA (SINATRABEDSA) and Coca-Cola bottler in the Dominican Republic Bepensa will sit to negotiate wage revision under the collective agreement.

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.

Uruguay: Coca-Cola Workers Stage 24-Hour Stoppage against anti-union discrimination and payroll cuts

On Thursday, April 3, the Coca-Cola Workers Union (STCC) is set to stop all activities in the company. Latin America region of the IUF spoke with Gustavo Sotelo, STCC organization secretary, to learn how the conflict originated and what measures the union is planning to take.

-How did the conflict leading up to this work stoppage begin?

Syndiquer le contenu

Login

Fight outsourcing and job destruction!