Coke Concerned Student Group

Petition Letter

August 19th, 2009

In July of 2009, four university students began working at a Coca-Cola bottling plant in Hangzhou. On August 11th, one of the students was bitten by a dog while trying to get his wages. Then, on August 12th, two of the students (Xiao Liang and Xiao Xu) went to continue to try to get their owed wages from the Zhiqiang Company (Zhiqiang is a labor dispatch company which provides workers to the Hangzhou BC Foods Company Coca-Cola bottling plant). On that day, Xiao Liang was beaten in the office of Zhiqiang’s vice-general manager to the point that he was severely injured – his left eye became bloody, left hand was scraped, right ear drum punctured, and he had bruises all over his body. […]

Full text of the petition letter is available in PDF format.