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Unions will meet with Coca Cola bosses today in a bid to save jobs at their West Yorkshire drinks factory.
The company announced yesterday they plan to shed nearly 300 jobs at six factories across the UK - including fifty four at the Wakefield plant - which employs five hundred and twenty people.
Coca Cola have said 54 jobs could be lost at their Wakefield factory.
Unite have said the news that nearly 300 jobs are to be axed at Coca Cola is a "devastating blow". The factory in Wakefield will be among six factories affected.
It's been announced Coca Cola will cut nearly 300 jobs.
The loss, at Coca Cola Enterprises, was described as “a devastating blow” by the union Unite.
Coca Cola is to close down its Direct Store Delivery operation resulting in 288 redundancies, 160 of which are Unite drivers and warehouse workers. The sites affected include Bristol, East Kilbride, North London, Northampton, Sidcup and Wakefield.