The Coca-Cola Co has sold a bottler to Alabama’s Coca-Cola Bottling Company United as part of a plan to hand territory to its franchisees.
The company has offloaded Alabama-based Scottsboro Coca-Cola to Coca-Cola United for an undisclosed fee, it was confirmed on May 27.
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.