European Federation of Food, Agriculture and Tourism Trade Unions
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Madrid Supreme court’s historical verdict confirms Coca – Cola Iberian Partners (CCIP) violations to workers’ right to strike

Brussels 16 April 2015 – EFFAT member organizations FEAGRA-CCOO and FITAG-UGT welcome Madrid Supreme Court’s verdict confirming the ruling of the Audiencia Nacional (National Court) that declared the invalidity of the Coca-Cola Iberian Partners (CCIP)’s labor force adjustment plan announced in January 2014. The restructuring process affected more than 1190 workers and caused the forced redundancies of 821 employees as well as the closure of 4 plants: Alicante, Fuenlabrada (Madrid), Palma de Mallorca y Colloto (Asturias).

EFFAT is the European Federation of Food, Agriculture and Tourism Trade Unions. As a European Trade Union Federation representing 120 national trade unions from 35 European countries, EFFAT defends the interests of more than 22 million workers towards the European Institutions, European employers’ associations and transnational companies. EFFAT is a member of the ETUC and the European regional organisation of the IUF.