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Argentina: Coca-Cola bottler Polar abruptly fires 145 employees. FATAGA fights back

September 6, Polar SA, the Coca-Cola bottlers and distributor in parts of Argentina, has abruptly fired 145 workers.

FATAGA, the IUF affiliate organising Coca-Cola workers in Argentina, has started to mobilise workers against this outrageous move of the company, and threatened to stop Coca-Cola's business not only in the affected plant in Neuquen, but all of Argentina. 

Strike action set to fizz at Coca Cola’s North London plant‬‪

‬‪‬Employees at Coca Cola’s Edmonton plant in north London have voted overwhelmingly to take strike action in a bid to obtain a pay rise that reflects of the true cost of living in one of the world’s most expensive cities.

US: Teamsters Demand Health Care Protections for Coke Employees

Hundreds of Coke employees at production facilities in Bellevue, Fife,
Tacoma and Marysville raised informational pickets early on August 11 to call on Coke to maintain decent health care protections for its
employees and Coke retirees before the company provokes a strike.

Further protest action is planned for August 21. 

Comprehensive Agreement Ends Long, Bitter Conflict at Coca-Cola Pakistan

An agreement negotiated between the IUF, the Atlanta, USA-based The Coca-Cola Company (TCCC) and Coca-Cola Icecek (CCI, Coca-Cola's Turkey-based bottler for the Middle East, Pakistan and Central Asia), has successfully resolved a long and bitter conflict over employment and trade union rights at Coca-Cola Beverages Pakistan (CCBPL). CCBPL is jointly owned by TCCC and CCI.

UK: World Cup sponsor Coke's sneak attack on pay and pensions leaves a bitter taste

Strike ballot to begin this week, says UNITE press release.

World Cup sponsor Coca-Cola could see supplies of the soft drink dry up this summer in the UK unless it reverses its decision to freeze its workforce out of discussions on their own pay and pensions.

Teamsters set to defend jobs in distribution

The Teamsters union said Coca-Cola Co.'s (KO) plans to buy the North American business of bottler Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) could bring big changes in distribution to retailers like 7-Eleven and cut thousands of jobs in the soft drink industry in North America.

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