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Strike at Nestlé Turkey ends with collective bargaining success 22-07-2016

Following an 11 day strike, IUF affiliate Tekgida-Is signed a collective bargaining agreement with Nestlé to apply at its multi-product site at Karacabey in the province of Bursa, Turkey.
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Workers strike at Nestlé factory, Turkey 22-06-2016

Nestlestrike1jpgStriking members of IUF affiliated Tekgida-Is employed at the large multi product site at Karacabey in Bursa province Turkey, are demanding a substantial improvement in their low wages that better reflects their living costs and recognizes their contribution to company profits.
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Nestlé unions in Europe adopt statement on refugees 30-11-2015

The statement underlines the values of unity and solidarity which underpin the trade union movement and the central role of trade unions in promoting equity, fairness and inclusiveness.
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Recruiting action by union members at Nestlé Russia 13-10-2015

Members of the Nestlé Moscow Medical Representatives' Union organised a leafletting action on October 12 to inform their co-workers about workplace issues and union activities and the benefits of joining the union.
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IUF raises inadequate maternity provisions with Nestlé - significant improvement announced 07-07-2015

In meetings with Nestlé corporate management on gender issues, the IUF had consistently pointed out to Nestlé that there was a need to raise its global standards on the issue of maternity protection at least to the level of ILO Convention 183. In a welcome move Nestlé has now acted.
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NGG reaches first collective agreement at Nestlé Wagner in Germany 03-06-2015

The first-ever collective bargaining negotiations at pizza manufacturer Nestlé Wagner - begun in September 2014 - were successfully concluded on 20 May 2015. The German food workers union, NGG, has negotiated a collective agreement for the approximately 1,700 employees, which comes into force on 1 September.
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Nestlé defies Korean Supreme Court and provokes strike 13-11-2014

Nestle%20Lotte%20dispute%202014Workers at the Nestlé/Lotte joint venture went on strike on 13 November after the company refused to accept a Supreme Court decision from December 2013 that declared that regular bonuses should be calculated as part of ordinary wages. The decision was further formalized by a Corrective Order issued by the Ministry of Employment in October this year. Other TNC's have complied with the ruling.

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Nestle dismisses 28 workers in Turkey after protest at collective bargaining outcome 29-10-2014

IUF affiliate Tekgida-Is protested the dismissal of 28 workers by the Swiss based food and beverage giant, Nestle, outside the Swiss Consulate in Istanbul on October 22.
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Nestle Chairman misleads public to promote trade and investment agreements 25-06-2014

"As far as I know, no one has died in the United States from eating American products. If that is our fear then we also shouldn't go on holiday in the United States."
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Expansion and realignment in global dairy industry 30-05-2014

Nestle and Fonterra swap assets in Latin America while Arla increases its presence in the lucrative UK market.
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Nestlé workers in Finland fight against agency labour 15-02-2014

Workers at Nestlé's baby food plant in Turku, Finland, went on strike on 6 days in December 2013 to protest company plans to transfer directly-hired temporary workers to a staffing agency.
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Nestlé eliminates 26 more jobs in Switzerland 26-11-2013

After eliminating 28 jobs in August 2012, Nestlé plans to eliminate 26 more jobs by March 2014.
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Nestlé disposes of two regional water brands in France 29-07-2013

Nestlé Waters France has sold the Carola and Saint-Lambert spring water brands.
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Restructuring at Nestlé Waters Germany 19-06-2013

Nestle workers in Sao Paulo fight for equal pay and conditions 12-05-2013

Nestlé Morocco workers celebrate May Day 05-05-2013

New CBA at Nestlé Panjang Indonesia 25-04-2013

Agency workers at Nestlé Perm get direct employment 10-04-2013

Nestlé 2012 results 27-02-2013

Nestlégate: Swiss court finds Nestlé guilty of illegally infiltrating activist group 06-02-2013

NGG fights for permanent jobs at Nestlé 10-01-2013

Planned job cuts at Nestle Waters Germany 03-12-2012

Strike at Nestlé Tunisia 08-10-2012

Nestlé Perugina: Bye-bye “generational pact” 02-10-2012

Industrial action averted, pay talks completed at York factory 17-09-2012

Important collective bargaining win at Nescafé Switzerland 05-09-2012

Organizing successes at Osem-Nestlé in Israel 17-08-2012

Nestlé: 2012 Half-Year Results 13-08-2012

Italian unions slam Nestlé for cynical employment proposal 09-08-2012

US unions beware: Nestlé UK CEO to transfer to the US 07-08-2012

Turkey: Labour Ministry shuns unions in hazelnut child labour discussions 31-07-2012

Agency work can kill 23-07-2012

SINPROLAC sets its agenda for collective bargaining with Nestlé Nicaragua 19-07-2012

Union members voting on industrial action at Nestlé York 19-07-2012

Nestlé European Trade Unions affirm their solidarity with Nestlé workers world-wide 10-07-2012

Nestlé US subsidiary cited in death of temp worker 26-06-2012

Pakistan: Union secures hundreds of permanent jobs for casual workers at Nestlé Kabirwala 04-06-2012

IUF and Nestlé welcome settlement of Panjang Indonesia dispute 29-05-2012

IUF Congress to launch 'We are the 53!' campaign as next stage in global fight for justice for fired Nestlé Indonesia unionists 09-05-2012

Nestlé Nicaragua - pressure on women workers, high rate of job-related injuries 08-05-2012

'Continuous excellence' or more dubious claims in Nestlé's sustainability reporting? 08-05-2012

Arrest warrant issued for Nestlé Pakistan labour contractor as shareholders prepare to meet in Switzerland 11-04-2012

New York City hotel workers say 'Stop Nespressure!' 02-04-2012

Panama: Nestlé union elects new leadership, pledges to roll-back precarious work 29-03-2012

Struggle continues with protest camp at Nestlé Pakistan 29-03-2012

Nestlé's 'New Reality' looks a lot like the old - squeezing workers to squeeze out cash 21-03-2012

Deputies call on Geneva government to Stop Nespressure! 16-03-2012

Nestlé UK shop stewards say Stop Nespressure! 15-03-2012

Nestlé fined in the UK after safety failures led to worker's death 12-03-2012

Workers rally across Indonesia on International Women's Day to say Stop Nespressure! 12-03-2012