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.

Ireland - IUF urges Coca-Cola to find a negotiated solution

IUF General Secretary Ron Oswald has urged Coca-Cola Hellenic's  Employee Relations Director Libbi McKnight to make sure that a "mutually acceptable, negotiated solution, including alternatives to the proposed outsourcing" would be reached with IUF affiliate SIPTU as soon as possible.

Ireland: Coca Cola Dispute escalates as picketer is injured, company restricts pickets by court injunction

SIPTU member, Martin Daly, was taken to hospital Tuesday, September 1 after he was injured by a car driven through an
official picket at the Coca Cola distribution centre on Ballycoolin
Road, Finglas in Dublin.

Destroying workplaces, Coca-Cola scores an own goal (pictures)

  Coca-Cola likes to sponsor sport events to promote its brands. But with threatening to destroy 130 workplaces in distribution in Ireland, Coca-Cola Hellenic clearly has scored an own goal. SIPTU members visited the Irish Football Semi Finals Saturday August 30 to inform fans about the companies plan, threatening the livelihoods of the workers and their families amidst a deep recession.

The action triggered a lot of media attention as well as the solidarity of the Lord Mayor of Dublin, Ms Eimear Costello and Member of Parliament Joe Costello. 

Ireland: Industrial action at CCHBC continues

Industrial action at Coca-Cola HBC in Ireland is continuing, triggering widespread coverage in the media. 
You can listen to comments from John Dunne of SIPTU and CCHBC
Ireland managing director Gokhan Bilgic following this link.

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