Latin America

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Uruguay: Agreement reached avoiding job losses at Coca-Cola

The IUF-affiliated Coca Cola Workers' Union (STCC) warned in August that a distribution sector restructuring threatened jobs. Following 2 months of negotiations between the Federation of Drink Carriers (Fetrabe) and the union, an agreement was reached. Please find below an interview with Javier Martinez, treasurer of STCC about this agreement:

Uruguay: Coca-Cola Workers ready to confront restructuring

An interview with Javier Martínez, STCC Treasurer

The IUF-affiliated Coca-Cola Workers' Union (STCC) in Uruguay has warned that restructuring in the distribution sector is putting jobs at risk.

Federation of Coca-Cola Workers in Latin America: Solidarity, struggle and organization

IUF Latin American Federation of Coca-Cola Workers (Felatrac) celebrated its twelfth anniversary on May 7, 2020.

Felatrac was born as a need for Coca-Cola workers in Latin America to have a common instrument of struggle, to debate the challenges of the sector, as well as on the different ways of facing and solving them.

Uruguay: Coca-Cola union takes action against the Federation of Beverage Transporters

The IUF-affiliated Coca-Cola Workers Union (STCC) reported a stoppage of activities as a result of abuses by the representatives of Fetrabe (Federation of Beverage Transporters). While disrespecting the CBA, Fetrabe applies unilateral economic discounts, changes in operations, disciplinary sanctions against workers and a constant attempt to attack the union.

Guatemala: We are taking the greatest precautions

Interview with Erick Oliva, general secretary of Sitraabasa

The Union of Food and Beverage Workers Atlántida SA (Sitraabasa) has managed to establish and maintain a good dialogue with Coca-Cola FEMSA, in the framework of the pandemic unleashed worldwide by COVID-19.

Nicaragua: Agreement on salary increase at Coca-Cola FEMSA

Following negotiations that started in February, and despite the economic crisis and the COVID-19 pandemic, National Beverages Industry Union (SUT-INARSA) secured an increase in wages.

The increased wages take effect from April 1 and cover 744 workers.

Guatemala: Coca-Cola FEMSA workers stand shoulder to shoulder with Coca-Cola Amatil Indonesia workers


The IUF-affiliated Union of Workers of Embotelladora Central SA (STECSA) organized a solidarity demonstration for the victimized leaders and harassed members of independent unions at Coca-Cola Amatil Indonesia. Demonstration was supported by STECSA's members at a Coca-Cola FEMSA facility in Guatemala. Coca-Cola FEMSA workers chanted "an injury to one is an injury to all".

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