01/08/2015 10:55 EST | Updated 03/10/2015 05:59 EDT

Coca-Cola Layoffs To Hit Up To 1,800 Employees Worldwide

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Empty Coca-Cola Classic cans move along a conveyor to be filled and sealed at a Coca-Cola Amatil Ltd. production facility in Melbourne, Australia, on Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. Coca-Cola Amatil flagged a second consecutive drop in full-year earnings amid weak consumer confidence and rising costs in Indonesia. Photographer: Carla Gottgens/Bloomberg via Getty Images

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Coca-Cola says it's cutting between 1,600 and 1,800 jobs globally as part of an ongoing push to trim costs.

The Atlanta-based company says it began notifying workers in the U.S. and some international locations Thursday.

The company, which makes Sprite, Powerade, VitaminWater and other drinks, has about 130,600 employees around the world, according to FactSet.

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