Coca Cola to open Gaza factory within weeks

Coca Cola is to open a manufacturing plant in the Gaza Strip within weeks, which will eventually provide more than 1,000 jobs in what is one of the world’s worst-hit unemployment hot spots.

Palestinian investors have plowed some $20 million to underpin the drinks giant’s first foray into the Strip.

Chicago Teamsters Approve Three-Year Agreement Including Management-Level Health Care Benefits, Annual Raises and Retroactivity

Teamsters Local 727 members voted by a 17-to-1 margin on Sunday, Jan. 10, to overwhelmingly ratify a new three-year contract with Coca-Cola Refreshments in Niles and Alsip, Ill. The agreement provides annual wage increases, retroactivity and improved health and welfare benefits for 319 Coca-Cola production and warehouse workers and transport drivers.

Strike Ends as Chicago Teamsters Reach Tentative Agreement with Coca-Cola

Teamsters Local 727 ended its unfair labor practice strike against Coca-Cola Refreshments late on Tuesday, Dec. 29, after reaching tentative agreement on a fair three-year contract for 319 production and warehouse workers.

Possible strike at Coca-Cola Paraguay

On December 1 2015, Paraguay Refrescos SA, a Paraguayan subsidiary of Chile's Embotelladora Andina SA, the third largest Coca-Cola bottler in Latin America, presented a proposal to the workers whom deliver its products throughout the country daily. Workers have rejected this proposal and a few days before the outbreak of a possible strike, the union of drivers and sales assistants gave a final counter proposal.

South Africa: FAWU members at Coca Cola on strike in pursuit of agency shop agreement

Please find below the press statement of FAWU on the strike action of Coca-Cola Canners workers:

The Food and Allied Workers Union (FAWU) salutes the 300 workers employed by Coca Cola Canners at Wadevile who are on strike that started on the 6th November 2015 at 06h00 in pursuit of agency shop agreement given that FAWU represent 78% of bargaining unit employees in the company. This strike follows an overwhelming majority yes vote following voting by a secret ballot.

Coca-Cola eyes Brazil dairy entry with Verde Campo acquisition

Coca-Cola is in talks to buy Brazilian dairy player Laticínios Verde Campo in a move that would see the soft drinks giant enter the country's dairy sector.

Coca-Cola US:Teamsters agrees to federal mediation as strike continues

The union representing striking Coca-Cola workers accepted the company's offer for federal mediation, even as it shot back at a letter the beverage giant mailed to employees defending the company's behavior during contract negotiations.

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