Video - Coca-Cola Norway Shop Steward: "We are strong when we stand united"

Tony Farman is shop steward of NNN, the Norwegian Food workers union, representing workers at the Coca Cola Oslo plant in Norway. He is one of many workers of Pakistani origin at the plant. In this interview by IUF Pakistan, he describes why joining the union is necessary for workers, and in particular for migrant workers. (Urdu with English Subtitles)

2000 protest planned Coca-Cola plant closures in Germany

Feb. 14, 2009, workers, the local community, and politicians protested jointly in order to save the Coca-Cola production plant in Kaiserslauntern, Germany. 

"We were expecting  about 1000 people, but nobody figured there would be 2000 people turning out in solidarity with the Coca-Cola workers in Kaiserslautern, said Holger Winkow, regional representative of IUF affiliate NGG representing the workers at the protest meeting. 

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Honduras: Strike in SAB-Miller / Coca Cola ended

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February 11, the STIBYS union members at the Cervecería Hondureña in Honduras decided to stop the nation-wide strike and occupation of the production plant and various distribution centres which had started two days before, after agreement had been reached with the company.
Read the full article in Spanish on the REL-Uita website.
Get more background information on the conflict in English

German Coca-Cola employee reps against casual work

February 11. The General Works Council of the German Coca-Cola Bottler CCEAG, which is owned by The Coca-Cola Company, discussed casual work, and in particular the Charter of demands of the Global Coca-Cola Workers Alliance at its meeting February 11. Delegates, representing about 12.000 employees of CCEAG in Germany, adopted the Charter of demands unanimously and expressed their explicit support for the document.

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