How to Fight a Giant: Militant Labor Organizers Catch PepsiCo Off Guard
Ferre, Juan Cruz; Kwon, Trehttp://www.truth-out.org/news/item/41474-how-to-fight-a-giant-militant-labor-organizers-catch-pepsico-off-guard
Date Written: 02/08/2017
Year Published: 2017
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX21147
The sudden closing of a factory by PepsiCo, the world's second-largest snacks producer, leaves hundred's of workers in Argentina without jobs or sucurity, resulting in a massive demonstration of solidarity for worker's rights.
Excerpt: "If there is no bread for our children, there will be no peace for the bosses," says worker-activist Camilo Mones in front of the PepsiCo plant in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The facility was shut down by the company at a moment's notice, leaving 691 workers on the streets. Mones' words sound daring. After all, what can a few hundred workers do in the face of a multinational behemoth that enjoys the loyal support of the Argentinian government?