ECONOMY

Coke Cyprus workers call strike

Workers at Cyprus?s Coca-Cola bottler Lanitis Brothers Ltd, a unit of Greece?s Coca-Cola HBC, and KEAN Soft Drinks Ltd, will hold a 24-hour strike on Thursday and may decide to prolong it, a union official said.

?We are going ahead with the strikes because employers are violating a collective agreement? by refusing to compensate workers for inflation, Giorgos Kasouris, an official at SEK, one of the two major unions on the east Mediterranean island, said on Wednesday on the phone.

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