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13 Apr 2005

Scott Leith, Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Coke's Colombian controversy

In the United States, a collection of activists — mostly union members and college students...— have steadily gained support for the view that Coke hasn't stopped violence against union organizers [in Colombia]... Coke vehemently denies the claims — some of the victims have been managers, not unionists, and a new report by an outside firm hired to weigh the issues found that unions function freely at Coke's Colombian plant... [also refers to SunTrust Banks]

Part of the following timelines

The Coca-Cola Company Releases Findings From Workplace Assessments of Six Bottling Plants in Colombia - Corrective Action Plan to Address Environment, Health and Safety Infractions

Coca-Cola lawsuit (re Colombia)