Argentina: As management refuses negotiations on reinstatement at Polar, a national strike looms in the beverage industry

For more than a week after the surprise announcement  of 145 layoffs at Coca-Cola bottler Polar SA  in its plant of Neuquen, in southern Argentina, the entire enterprise system is paralyzed.

IUF's Latin American News service Sirel spoke once more with with Pablo Quiroga from the FATAG union, who announced a possible nationwide strike of more than 20 000 workers if Polar does not change its attitude.

Read the interview (in Spanish).

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