Tuesday, 15 May 2007

Campaign to Stop Killer Coke Update: Coke's Problems & Losses Continue to Escalate

Lots of updates in the latest Campaign to Stop Killer Coke's newsletter:

1. College Updates

a. Simon's Rock College dumps Coke
b. Smith College Committee votes not to renew its contract with Coke
c. Earlham College
d. Ohio State University
e. SUNY Albany
f. SUNY Stony Brook
g. University of Chicago
h. University of North Carolina
i. University of Michigan
j. University of Vermont
k. University of Minnesota
l. Chabot College, College of Wooster, Florida International University, Pitzer College, Plymouth State University, University of Minnesota, Williams College
m. Dave Hancock, NYU, to be union organizer in California

2. Labor Updates

a. United University Professions (UUP), votes to wage boycott Coke campaign
b. Colombian Coke truck drivers fired for joining SINALTRAINAL
c. Teamsters Union Takes on Coke for abuse to workers in U.S. and elsewhere
d. Jobs with Justice Petition: "Tell Coca-Cola to Stop Worker & Environmental

For details and further reports, see the May 14th, 2007 newsletter here.

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