Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP), Coca-Cola bottler in Portugal, said this Monday that it is in the process of publishing some activities in several markets, estimating a reduction of 48 jobs in the Portuguese market.
In a statement, an outstanding CCEP that convenes on October 7 workers’ representatives at the European and national level to inform “of its intention to proceed with the process of determination and reorganization of some activities that involve several countries, such as Portugal”.
The planned changes, according to the company, “have an estimated impact on 48 jobs” in the commercial, finance and information technology areas in the Portuguese market.
“We want to be very respectful of communication processes, so, for now, this is the information we can share so that it can be dealt with in close and loyal contact with employees and their representatives, who we want to be our interlocutors” , refers the Coca-Cola bottler in Portugal, in the statement.
“In the current context, and in order to try to ensure sustainability and reject in the long term, it is essential to have an agile and competitive business that allows us, on the one hand, to respond to the constant pressure and challenges of competitors and new players entering the market “justifies the company.
“And, on the other hand, to adapt to an environment in continuous evolution, namely new ways of reaching the market, changes in consumer habits and in their expectations in relation to society and the environment”, he adds to the CCEP.
“We are committed to keeping employees informed and ensuring that the entire process will be carried out in close communication with them, listening to them and naturally complying with all legal norms in force”, concludes the entity.