IUF Coca-Cola news move to new interactive website

In line with the Global Coca-Cola Workers meeting in Oberjosbach, Germany, and the decision to set up the Global Coca-Cola Workers Alliance, the IUF has set up a new, interactive website for communication between Coca-Cola Union activists at http://www.iuf.org/ccww. Check out the possibilities of the website - read news about labour related issues at Coke around the world, register as a user and post your own news, participate in forum discussions and online polls etc: http://www.iuf.org/ccww.

Coca-Cola Co. offers to buy China Huiyuan Juice Group. in some US$2.5B deal

The Coca-Cola Co., the world's biggest beverage company, moved to expand its operations
in the fast-growing Chinese market Wednesday with a US$2.5 billion bid for major juicemaker China Huiyuan Juice Group Ltd.

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Coke to expand distribution centers in Africa

efforts to secure hard-to-reach markets as well as create more job opportunities, Coca-Cola Co. has planned to expand locally run distribution centers in Africa by up to 2,000 within three years.

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Food price storm will continue - Coke boss

High commodity and food prices were unlikely to calm down any time soon, Muhtar Kent, the president of Coca-Cola, said yesterday

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Outsourced workers fight for regularization, join ACCUP-IUF

Today 40 workers who’ve worked for Coca-Cola Philippines for up to 15 years through a fake third-party contractor have escalated their fight for direct, regular employment by joining a union in the IUF-affiliated Alliance of Coca-Cola Unions Philippines (ACCUP).

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Coca-Cola to invest US$50m in Kenya

9 May 2008 | Source: just-drinks.com editorial team

The Coca-Cola Company has announced it is to invest US$50m in the expansion and up-scaling of its bottling lines across Kenya.

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CHINA: Authorities “blacklist” Nestlé, P&G, Coca-Cola products

12 May 2008 | Source: just-food.com

China's General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (GAQSIQ) has reportedly blacklisted products from companies including Procter & Gamble, Coca-Cola and Nestlé over safety concerns.

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Coca-Cola Enterprise workers on strike in Northern France around pay negotiations

The French unions FO, CFDT and CFTC jointly launched industrial action on 17 April at the Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) production site of Bierne-Socx. Strikers demand a 6% raise on top of additional 80 €
per month to compensate athe remuneration gap between the company operations in the province and the ones in Paris.

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Management tries to stop 1,800 new sales force workers joining unions, wages a "disinformation" campaign via SMS

In the face of a systematic “disinformation” campaign by management designed to trick 1,800 newly hired sales force workers into thinking they are not eligible for union membership, the IUF-affiliated ACCUP launched a counter-campaign and has started recruiting new members.

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Philippines: Supreme Court decision boosts legal cases against CCBPI's illegal dismissal of more than 900 union members

Earlier this year the Supreme Court ruled that Coca-Cola Bottlers Philippines Inc (CCBPI) had denied the right to regular employment to seven workers and their subsequent dismissal was deemed illegal. This has set a crucial precedent for 14 separate legal cases filed by unions affiliated to the IUF. Together these cases cover the illegal dismissal of more than 900 union members.

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IUF Coca-Cola news move to new interactive website
Coca-Cola Co. offers to buy China Huiyuan Juice Group. in some US$2.5B deal
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Food price storm will continue - Coke boss
Outsourced workers fight for regularization, join ACCUP-IUF
Coca-Cola to invest US$50m in Kenya
CHINA: Authorities “blacklist” Nestlé, P&G, Coca-Cola products
Coca-Cola Enterprise workers on strike in Northern France around pay negotiations
Management tries to stop 1,800 new sales force workers joining unions, wages a "disinformation" campaign via SMS
Philippines: Supreme Court decision boosts legal cases against CCBPI's illegal dismissal of more than 900 union members