January 25, Solidarnosc representatives signed an agreement with Coca-Cola Hellenic Polska about conditions of compensation for workers to be dismissed as a consequence of the plant closure in Lodz. Depending on seniority, workers will get between 3 and 10 monthly salaries of compensation plus a number of social benefits.
The Solidarnosc Food Secretariat has asked the IUF to convey their gratitude to all Coca-Cola Alliance members who supported them in their organising efforts in Radzymin, Poland. You can read or download their letter here.
IUF affiliate Solidarnosc has successfully run an organising initiative among the workers in Coca-Cola Radzymin near Warsaw, Poland. More than 100 workers out of a workforce of close to 300 joined the new union local, more than doubling the number of union members in the country, where previously smaller locals existed only in the factory in Lodz and a distribution center in Gdynia.
Workers in a Coca-Cola distribution center in Gdynia, Poland, formed a union local at the end of Novembera It became part of IUF affiliate NSZZ Solidarnosc, the most recent member of the the Global Coca-Cola Workers Alliance.