Eight months after FEMSA bought a 51% stake in Coca-Cola Philippines and gained management control, The Bottling Investments Group (BIG) of The Coca-Cola Company (TCCC) is still relentlessly destroying jobs.
In a mass rally in Manila protesting at the Coca-Cola Philippines headquarters against violations of workers' rights, unions and youth groups also sent a message to the Mexico-based Coca-Cola FEMSA:"Beware (open your eyes) - you might be buying a hornet's nest ... respect workers' rights in the Philippines".
Alliance of Progressive Labor (APL) - Put the Fizz Back in Jobs at Coke
“Every time you open a bottle of Coca-Cola, please remind the company to respect workers’ rights,” this is the plea made by Coca-Cola union leaders this morning during a press conference. They are asking the patrons of the soft drink giant to support their struggle against employment policies that destroys regular jobs.
On February 2, in Santiago, Chile, Andina Bottling signed a memorandum that includes the merger by absorption of the operations of Coca Cola Polar through a share exchange. Thus, the Andina bottler established itself as one of the largest bottlers in the region.
(WASHINGTON) The International Brotherhood of Teamsters today asked shareholders of The Coca-Cola Company [NYSE: KO] to support the union’s proposal for an independent board chairman at Coca-Cola’s upcoming annual meeting on April 21 in Duluth, Ga.