Uproar in Spain over Coca-Cola plant closures

Large organized protests in Spain against Coca-Cola (KO) were seen over the weekend in cities where the company plans to make layoffs and close plants.

The workers are urging for a product boycott in the nation.

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  • wigit5
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    if they are closing the plants there I doubt demand is very good to begin with....
    3 Feb 2014, 08:36 AM Reply Like
  • Rose_Colored_Glasses
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    Likely more rooted in the national labor laws.
    3 Feb 2014, 10:00 AM Reply Like
  • BlueSeas
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    "The restructuring aims to gain efficiency and competitiveness, and to avoid duplication that could compromise the future viability of the company,"


    Humm, could it be the UGT union has "won" too much for the employees?
    3 Feb 2014, 09:07 AM Reply Like
  • patastic
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    They want people to boycott the products they make, so the company will make less money, thereby causing their jobs to be more secure. Total nonsense...
    3 Feb 2014, 10:35 AM Reply Like
  • 310lowermatecumbe
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    Couldn't they have slowly closed plants and avoided all this?
    3 Feb 2014, 12:44 PM Reply Like
  • Esol Esek
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    Until capital understands it has a duty to society and not only to the bottom line, this world will be a garbage can.
    3 Feb 2014, 03:40 PM Reply Like
  • ladubs111
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    so do you donate at least half ur income to the poor? I mean there's ppl around the world who certainly need the money and would help society.
    3 Feb 2014, 04:29 PM Reply Like
  • funky991
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    Ya, sounds great....how about same pay for everyone too...regardless of the work being done. I'm sure people will be lining up to clean bathrooms at Burger King. The world has prospered because of capital...not everyone singing kumbaya.
    3 Feb 2014, 09:52 PM Reply Like
  • patastic
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    Capital doesn't understand. Capital is an inanimate object. Capital is used to make our lives better.
    4 Feb 2014, 03:11 PM Reply Like
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