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SIPTU calls on senior management at Coca-Cola to reverse decision to close Athy plant

SIPTU representatives have called on senior management at Coca-Cola to reconsider its decision to close its facility in Athy, County Kildare, with the loss of all jobs, which was announced earlier this month. The company said it had taken the decision following a review of its concentrate manufacturing, with production being transferred to its facility in Ballina, County Mayo.

USA: Philadelphia Coca Cola/Pepsi Drivers Ratify Agreement

Workers of Liberty Coca-Cola who are represented by the IUF-affiliates Teamsters Local 830 in Philadelphia, have ratified a new agreement. A majority of the workers voted to accept the contract, which will last for five years.

The IUF protests imposed mass redundancies at Coca-Cola FEMSA Philippines

The Coca-Cola Workers Alliance meeting in Geneva expressed deep concern to learn that a unilateral announcement by Coca-Cola FEMSA of mass redundancies is affecting 570 members of the Federation of Coca-Cola unions' (FCCU) sales workforce in the Philippines.

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.

AB InBev completes $3.15bn Coca-Cola Beverages Africa transition

The world’s largest brewer, Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) on October 5, 2017 announced that it has completed the transition of its 54.5% equity stake in Coca-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA) for $3.15-billion after customary adjustments.

Pakistan: Coca-Cola Union signs new agreement and scores important wins

Following eight months of continuous negotiation with Coca-Cola Beverages Pakistan, the IUF-affiliated Coca-Cola Beverages Workers Union(CCWU) has signed a national collective bargaining agreement(CBA) for 2017 and 2018. The agreement covers a substantial increase in wages, annual increments for both years and an establishment of Coca-Cola retail outlets that can be run as small family businesses by workers who have lost their jobs during recent restructuring. Some 1200 workers from six bottling plants and two warehouses are benefiting from this CBA.  

US: Coca-Cola Bottling Company Acquires Distribution Territories and Manufacturing Facilities

Coca-Cola Bottling Company announced on October 2, 2017 that it entered into and completed transactions with The Coca-Cola Company to exchange distribution territory previously served by the Company in parts of southern Alabama, southwestern Georgia, southeastern Mississippi, northwestern Florida and in and around Somerset, Kentucky and a manufacturing facility in Mobile, Alabama previously owned by the Company for distribution territory previously served by Coca-Cola Refreshments USA(CCR), a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Coca-Cola Company, in parts of Arkansas and two manufacturing facilities previously owned by CCR in Memphis, Tennessee and West Memphis, Arkansas, and to acquire additional distribution territory previously served by CCR in and around Memphis, Tennessee, including in portions of northwestern Mississippi and eastern Arkansas.

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