Dominican Republic: SINATRABEDSA prepares for wage bargaining and optimism advances in labor-management relationship22-05-2014
Rafael Vega, General Secretary of SINATRABEDSA, told the IUF that in recent months, the labor-management relationship has improved and that the company has been correcting most of the problems that had been created in the past.
Uruguay: Coca-Cola Workers Stage 24-Hour Stoppage against anti-union discrimination and payroll cuts14-04-2014
-How did the conflict leading up to this work stoppage begin?
Rafael Vega, newly elected general secretary of SINATRABEDSA, told that the unilateral cancellation of the contracts of Rudy Pérez and José Julián Trinidad , the first union delegates in Barahona , was due to their participation in union activities and claiming their labor rights.
In dialogue with the IUF Latin America office, Artur Well Junior, president of the Union of Workers in the Food Industry Limeira (STILAL) representing employees of the Coca-Cola FEMSA, reported that the negotiations began in April and reached to an agreement at the end of July.