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2000 protest planned Coca-Cola plant closures in Germany

Feb. 14, 2009, workers, the local community, and politicians protested jointly in order to save the Coca-Cola production plant in Kaiserslauntern, Germany. 

"We were expecting  about 1000 people, but nobody figured there would be 2000 people turning out in solidarity with the Coca-Cola workers in Kaiserslautern, said Holger Winkow, regional representative of IUF affiliate NGG representing the workers at the protest meeting. 

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Honduras: Strike in SAB-Miller / Coca Cola ended

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February 11, the STIBYS union members at the Cervecería Hondureña in Honduras decided to stop the nation-wide strike and occupation of the production plant and various distribution centres which had started two days before, after agreement had been reached with the company.
Read the full article in Spanish on the REL-Uita website.
Get more background information on the conflict in English

German Coca-Cola employee reps against casual work

February 11. The General Works Council of the German Coca-Cola Bottler CCEAG, which is owned by The Coca-Cola Company, discussed casual work, and in particular the Charter of demands of the Global Coca-Cola Workers Alliance at its meeting February 11. Delegates, representing about 12.000 employees of CCEAG in Germany, adopted the Charter of demands unanimously and expressed their explicit support for the document.

CC Hellenic - distribution

Our Austrian colleagues have asked us for information, how distribution is organised in CC Hellenic in other countries.

Please provide information here in the forum

Is distribution in your country done by Coca-Cola workers, or is it outsourced?
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New union formed at Coca-Cola Hellenic Subsidiary "Multon" in St. Petersburg

More than 100 workers from different departments of ZAO "Multon", one the subsidiaries of Coca-Cola Hellenic in Russia, have united into a union. The new union local joined the St. Petersburg regional organisation of the Agro-Industrial Workers Union of Russia (AIWU).

Coca-Cola must stay in Kaiserslautern!

coke workers in front of factory gatesJanuary 15, 2009, the works council of the Coca-Cola plant in Kaiserslautern, Germany, called a meeting of employees at short frist in order to inform the 250 workers about the content of an email it had received by mistake. 

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