Tuesday, December 06, 2011
Hot Docs: Coca Cola Case: A film about Coca-Cola and labor rights in Latin America now available in Media Services
In early 2000, two American lawyers in employment law, David Kovalik and Terry Collingsworth, embark on a crusade against the Coca-Cola empire. Indeed, in the offices of countries like Colombia, Guatemala and Turkey, it uses a paramilitary militia to remove or kill the workers trying to unionize. Denying their responsibility for these crimes, executives of Coca-Cola to take no action that this situation continues. Collingsworth Kovalik and filing lawsuits against Coca-Cola in the Federal Courts of the United States, and with the activist Ray Rogers, head of the Stop Killer Coke ", they manage to provoke a boycott of Coca-Cola in several American schools.
Film website: http://www.thecoca-colacase.org