A campaign of the
Union of Workers of Embotelladora Central SA (according to its abbreviation in
has the aim to
reduce outsourcing to the minimum.
Recently, by means of a
successful bargaining, 35 workers of the warehouse department were made
permanent. Together with the industrial and maintenance area, the warehouse
department is the one with the greatest majority of outsourced positions.
Without including the
security service composed by 138 workers, a number of 80 positions are
outsourced at Embotelladora Central.
On to different
matters, it is important to highlight that workers and administrative assistants
of Embotelladora Central are around 1270 workers, among which 968 are affiliated
to the Union, waiting for the incorporation of 36 new affiliates.
The campaign of
STECSA and its achievements adds up to the situation in Montevideo Beverages
in Uruguay (Montevideo Refrescos, in Spanish), where the Coca Cola
Workers Union (according to its abbreviation in Spanish, the STCC),
has managed to make 199 workers who used to be outsourced become permanent.