Canada: "Supporting each other is the key". Interview with CSDWC chairperson K.LeBlanc

On September 24th and 25th, the Canadian Soft Drink Workers Council (CSDWC) met for its 10th annual meeting. On the occasion, iuf.org/ccww conducted an interview with Kevin LeBlanc, just reelected as chairperson of the CSDWC and currently holds the position of plant chairperson at Coca-Cola Halifax and Vice President of UFCW Local 361.

SIPTU members accept proposals to end Coca Cola dispute

SIPTU members have accepted proposals from mediator, Mr. Gerry Durcan
SC, which bring the nine week dispute at Coca Cola HBC to a conclusion.
The settlement proposals provide for substantially improved redundancy
terms from those previously offered by the company and rejected by
SIPTU members.

Video: Siptu Protest to defend jobs at Coca Cola

SIPTU is continuing its campaign against outsourcing and job destructin at Coca-Cola HBC Ireland. October 14, hundreds of workers and supporters marched in Dublin. Watch a video about the protest:

Paraguay: Successful new CBA for Coke workers

IUF affiliate, member of FELATRAC and the Coca-Cola Alliance SIAPAR, the trade union at Paraguay Refrescos SA (PARESA), the Coca-Cola bottler in Paraguay, signed a new Collective Bargaining Agreement Sept. 25.

Ireland: As international protest is growing, CCH rejects labour court recommendations

In an unprecedented move in Labour Relations at Coca-Cola in Ireland, Coca-Cola Hellenic has rejected the recommendations issued by a Labour Court Friday Sept. 17.

The Coca-Cola Alliance Steering Group as well as Coke workers meetings
in several countries have called on the company to abide by the
recommendation and find a negotiated solution. 

Ireland: Coca-Cola - it's the real strike (Video)

This video about the Strike of Coca-Cola Workers in Ireland has been produced by an independent media broadcast of solidarity supporters.

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