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AB InBev EWC members call on Coca-Cola Amatil to end violation of rights in Indonesia


AB InBev European Works Council(EWC) members who are representatives of IUF affiliates in Germany, Luxemburg, the UK, Belgium, Spain, France and the Netherlands invited an IUF Secretariat representative to present the IUF's brewery division work and successes in organizing transnational company.

In addition to the brewery sector work, rights violations taking place at Coca-Cola Amatil Indonesia operations were presented. AB InBev EWC members showed solidarity with the ongoing struggle in Indonesia to secure rights of independent  unions to organize and bargain. IUF affiliates present in the meeting asked Coca-Cola Amatil management to respect the bargaining rights of independent unions and restore the rights of victimized independent union leaders.

Germany: Coca-Cola Central Works Council shows solidarity with independent unions at Coca-Cola Amatil Indonesia

Central Works Council at Coca-Cola European Partners Germany met at the end of September and discussed the situation of Coca-Cola Amatil Indonesia workers who have been fighting against zero rights. Council members support the victimized union leaders Atra Narwanto and Lutfi Ariyanto and the fundamental human right of workers to form and join independent trade unions.

Bolivia: Working towards building a national Coca Cola workers union

Roberto Vicente Baigorra Chávez, Secretary General of the Bolivian Embol Bottling Factory Workers Union in Santa Cruz, participated in the extraordinary meeting of FELATRAC (Latin American Federation of Coca Cola workers) organized in Buenos Aires. The constitution of an umbrella organization of unions organized in the Bolivian subsidiary of the transnational was the focus of this short interview.

Coca-Cola union in Bolivia joins the IUF

Bolivian bottling Unidas SA (Embol), which owns the franchise of Coca Cola in Bolivia, has four plants in the districts of La Paz, Cochabamba, Tarija and Santa Cruz. During the 5th Meeting of the Executive Committee of the IUF Latin American Federation of Coca Cola (FELATRAC), which took place in Santo Domingo, the Union of Santa Cruz Embol officially decided to join the IUF and FELATRAC.

Coca-cola workers in Brazil launch national campaign for better wages and working conditions

The divergent wages paid by the same company in different states and those of different companies in the same state raise concern among beverage workers. The Food Industry Workers' National Confederation of Brazil (CNTA Afins) held a meeting on April 15, 2015 along with other union organizations in Sao Paulo to discuss wage and working conditions in the Coca-cola Company in Brazil.  On April 22, 2015 CNTA Afins announced the meeting's resolution containing a list of demands, such as the establishment of a wage floor equal to or higher than 1425 reais (around US$ 480), which is the highest salary payment for the beverage sector workers in Sao Paulo nowadays. The Coca-Cola Company in Brazil employs around 60 thousand direct workers and 600 thousand indirect workers.

The commitment of Brazilian Coca-Cola workers for unity

IUF affiliated National Confederation of Food Industry and Allied Workers Unions (CNTA Afins) convened unions and federations of Coca Cola workers in Brazil to discuss working conditions and wages in the sector on March 15, 2015 in São Paulo. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the pay and conditions of Coca-Cola workers at a national level.

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