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Nestlé Workers News
New York City hotel workers say 'Stop Nespressure!' 02/04/2012 - 13:06

Members of New York City's Hotel and Motel Trades Council turned out in force for a spirited action at Nestlé's Nespressure boutique on Madison Avenue on Manhattan's trendy Upper East Side on March 30. Some 60 union members chanted, distributed hundreds of 'Stop Nespressure' leaflets to residents and tourists about Nestlé's violations of trade union rights in Indonesia and Pakistan.

Panama: Nestlé union elects new leadership, pledges to roll-back precarious work 29/03/2012 - 14:50

On March 22, SITEA, the union of food and allied workers, which represents the workers at Nestlé's two plants in Panama, elected a new executive board for the period 2012-2015.

Struggle continues with protest camp at Nestlé Pakistan 29/03/2012 - 10:12

More than 300 workers took part in an all day protest camp on March 28 to highlight their determination to continue the struggle at Nestlé's Kabirwala milk factory until all contract workers who have claimed their employment rights are given permanent jobs. 

Nestlé's 'New Reality' looks a lot like the old - squeezing workers to squeeze out cash 21/03/2012 - 17:03

Nestlé's recently published Annual Report for 2011, introduced by the familiar 'Fellow Shareholder' letter, seeks to engage readers (who in any event will skip the hype and head for the hard figures) by alerting them up front to a 'New Reality'. For workers, however, the New Reality looks like more of the same, with rights under attack to generate cash for the investor payout.

Deputies call on Geneva government to Stop Nespressure! 16/03/2012 - 16:51

Nestlé's violations of trade union rights invaded the normally placid proceedings of the Geneva cantonal government council on March 15 when deputies were called on to debate a resolution calling for action to support the union struggle in Indonesia and Pakistan.

Nestlé UK shop stewards say Stop Nespressure! 15/03/2012 - 13:54

Shop stewards at Nestlé's UK operations, frustrated by the lack of progress in resolving disputes involving major rights violations at Nestlé's Indonesian and Pakistan operations, have stepped up pressure for Nestlé to move decisively to resolve these situations.

Nestlé fined in the UK after safety failures led to worker's death 12/03/2012 - 17:19

Nestlé UK has been fined £180,000 over the death of a worker in its Halifax chocolate plant. The fatal accident occurred in December 2008, when a worker switched on a depalletizer that had been switched off by another worker so he could remove a blockage.

Workers rally across Indonesia on International Women's Day to say Stop Nespressure! 12/03/2012 - 16:41

IUF unions and their supporters demonstrated across Indonesia on March 8 to show their commitment to the struggle for trade union rights at the Nescafé factory in Panjang.

Nestle Joint Trade Union Newsletter - Unite, GMB, Usdaw 12/03/2012 - 12:21

The UK trade unions at Nestlé have issued a newsletter highlighting the ongoing conflicts at Nestlé in Indonesia and Pakistan and the need for support.

International Women’s Day 2012 - Good Food, Good Life for Women at Nestlé? 05/03/2012 - 17:47

On International Women's Day, women workers at Nestlé are fighting discrimination and unequal treatment.

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