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).
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 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.
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There was a three-hour negotiation meeting initially between employer and employees but because it did not reach to any consensus, the union stayed overnight to continue the strike outside the production plant.