Philippines: PepsiCo Union files strike notice

PepsiCo Employees and Workers Union (PEWU) in the Philippines submitted a CBA proposal to the company on April 30, 2019. After seeing no progress in the collective bargaining negotiations the union decided to file a strike notice on June 14 at the National Conciliation and Mediation Board (NCMB). As there continued to be no progress in resolving these issues, the union decided to escalate the campaign to national level.

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PepsiCo’s Walkers crisp plant in the UK planned for closure

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On 2 March PepsiCo announced its proposal to close the UK Walkers crisp plant in Peterlee in Country Durham.

The US-headquartered food and beverage giant is shutting its facility in north-east England "In order to improve the efficiency of our UK snacks manufacturing operations" with production transferred to other UK sites.  

Around 400 jobs could be lost as a result of the closure.

 

 

 

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PepsiCo workers in Pakistan continue fighting for their rights!

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Workers at PepsiCo's Frito-Lay plant in Lahore continue fighting for their rights and for their union against a management which refuses to recognize their organization and their demands. Hundreds of union members, backed by the Pakistan Food Workers' Federation and community supporters rallied at the factory gate in November to highlight their demand for an end to the harassment of union members and officers, negotiation on their charter of demands and an end to the massive abuse of casual employment. CLICK HERE TO SEND A MESSAGE TO PEPSICO!

 

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Ukraine: AIWU Women’s committee in support of PepsiCo campaign

Ukraine_0%20300Women's committee of AIWU in Ukraine organized a second meeting on October 10-11, 2016 and joined the solidarity actions taken by the IUF affiliates in support of the workers fighting for their human rights in Pakistan and Guatemala PepsiCo operations and a warehouse in India exclusively contracted to PepsiCo.

 

 

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IUF affiliates in Brazil call on their members to show solidarity with IUF campaign to stop PepsiCo attacking rights

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Leaders of the Federation of Food Workers of São Paulo(FTIASP) distributed the leaflet of the IUF campaign to the workers of PepsiCo plant at Campinas, São Paulo State. The leaflet calls on PepsiCo to remedy the rights violations in Pakistan and India. The union asked workers to support their co-workers in Pakistan and India. Similar actions are planned at PepsiCo Sorocaba plant and IUF affiliates in Brazil will continue to mobilize their members in the beverage sector in support of trade union rights for workers in Pakistan and India.

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