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Hong Kong: Coca-Cola workers fighting for democracy and collective bargaining at their workplace

The Hong Kong Confederation of Trade Unions (HKCTU) organized an annual rally and march on December 7, 2014 to call for the right to collective bargaining and to demand 7% pay rise.

Coca Cola Plans Investments in Indonesia to Strengthen Business

One of the world's leading beverage producers, The Coca Cola Company (TCCC), plans to allocate between USD $600 million and USD $1 billion for business expansion in Indonesia. This investment will be undertaken by TCCC and its Australia-based subsidiary Coca Cola Amatil (CCA).

Coca-Cola Amatil slashes wages with new employees to work for less

Hundreds of workers at Coca-Cola Amatil's warehouses around the country will cop a pay freeze and new hires will receive pay of 38 per cent less to do the same job under new pay deals that provide a stark warning of the pressure on wages across the economy.

India overtakes Germany as Coca-Cola's sixth largest market


India has become the sixth largest market for Coca-Cola by volume sales, overtaking Germany as low price points and wider distribution helped the world's largest beverages maker increase sales in the second-most populous country.

Indonesia: Facing illegal water usage charges Coca-Cola fires worker for providing water to protesting Coca-Cola unionists!

The Indonesian police is probing into a case of alleged illegal water usage by Coca-Cola Bottling Indonesia, the soft drink manufacturer and distributor, in Sumedang, in West Java.

Save Jobs, Save the Future: NO to job destruction in Coca-Cola Amatil Indonesia!

Workers at Coca-Cola Indonesia's operations in West Java organized a protest action at Coca-Cola Indonesia head office in Jakarta against jobs destruction on February 24 after management refused to engage in negotiations concerning the employment status and rights of over 1,800 contract workers. Instead management responded by unilaterally redefining "core" and "non-core" positions to exclude the vast majority of permanent workers from core positions. In the bottling operations just 7% of workers in production are defined as "core" under the new policy.

INDIA: Authorities move to evict Coca-Cola from 'Land-Grab' Site

The action to evict Coca-Cola comes as the result of an order passed by the local revenue officer, in December 2013 after an official investigation carried out at the insistence of local villagers. The company was also fined Rs.124,590, about US$2,000. The order issued also allows for a police force to accompany the local authorities to evict Coca-Cola. According to recent reports, the eviction is now imminent.
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