Coca-Cola's attack on jobs targets two UK sites

Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP), the world's largest independent Coca-Cola bottler, announced late January that the company is planning to close a distribution center in Northampton in January 2019 and a manufacturing site in Milton Keynes in October 2019 with the loss of almost 300 jobs.

France: FGA-CFDT condemns Coca-Cola for jobs losses - classic "social dumping"

Coca-Cola European Partners has publicly announced a social plan cutting 252 positions (10% of payroll) on 7 sites including 5 factories where 2,600 people are employed by the company: Socx, Clamart, Grigny, Castanet-Tolosan and Les Pennes Mirabeau, the head office and the technical service.

IUF affiliates in Korea tell sponsor Coca-Cola 'No place for Zero Rights at the Winter Olympics!'


IUF affiliates in Korea have joined the international campaign in support of independent trade unions at Coca-Cola Indonesia by highlighting The Coca-Cola Company's role as a major sponsor of the upcoming Winter Olympics in Korea.

Coca-Cola brings the taste of zero rights to the 2018 Winter Olympics!


Coca-Cola is a major sponsor of this year's Winter Olympics, a huge opportunity for the world's largest beverage company to promote its brands, its images and its sales. Since March 2015 Coke's exclusive bottler for Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific, Coca-Cola Amatil ("The power behind our region's favorite brands"), has been busy bashing rights. There should be no place for Zero Rights at the Olympic Games.  CLICK HERE to tell Coke there's no place for the taste of Zero Rights at the Olympic Games!

IUF Caribbean regional committee in support of independent unions at Coca-Cola Amatil


IUF affiliates in Caribbean region met for the regional Committee meeting on January 18 and 19 and discussed union and workers' rights issues in their countries. Affiliates from Antigua, Bermuda, Grenada, Barbados, Jamaica and Guyana showed their support for the IUF's "Zero Rights" campaign at Coca-Cola Amatil Indonesia.

IUF North American affiliates condemn anti-union practices at Coca-Cola Amatil Indonesia


IUF North American affiliates met on January 12 to discuss issues facing their members in the US and Canada. UFCW, RWDSU-UFCW, IBT, FLOC, BCTGM, SEIU and Unite Here representatives joined the meeting and showed their solidarity with the struggle of independent and democratic unions at Coca-Cola Amatil Indonesia.

Philippines: Coca-Cola Femsa workers stand with Coca-Cola Amatil Indonesia workers


Coca-Cola FEMSA workers in the Philippines organized a demonstration in front of Davao factory in solidarity with the struggle to defend the right to freedom of association at Coca-Cola Amatil Indonesia. 

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