Year

2009

DP DHL to sell its Domestic Express Business! 3,500 redundancies?

On 15th December 09, Ken Allen, the CEO of DHL Express Europe announced that DHL’s Domestic Express in France will be sold to another company. The ITF and its French affiliates believe that the business has been bought by Caravelle, an Investment Fund, for some 200m Euros.

SATAWU strikes to support DHL Comrades

SATAWU members and DHL employees went on a strike on 9th November 09, following the issue by the NBCRFI of a certificate of non-resolution, allowing them to embark on a protected strike. The NBCRFI stands for the National Bargaining Council for the road freight industry.

788 jobs to go in Belgium

Deutsche post DHL announced last Thursday that 788 jobs at DHL express European headquarter in Belgium would be re-located. Deutsche post DHL announced last Thursday that 788 jobs at DHL express European headquarter in Belgium would be re-located.

Dispute ends as Deutsche Post workers in Germany reach deal

Postal workers at Deutsche Post in Germany have won an agreement to extend their wage contract, ending a dispute that had been set to affect the Xmas holiday period. The workers, represented by the ITF-affiliated German union, Ver.di, reached the… Continue Reading →

French unions in strike action over DHL parcel service plans

Some 60 DHL sites across France took part in strike action this week following a call from French unions.

The workers, represented by a number of unions, including ITF affiliates, walked out on strike in a dispute over possible proposals by DHL to sell off its parcel delivery service, which could affect some 3,500 jobs.

DHL Workers in Panama Demonstration

On 10th November, members of SIELAS, along with other organisations, marched to commemorate the 188th year of independence of Panama from Spain and to honour those who sacrificed their lives. They also expressed their solidarity with DHL workers and the… Continue Reading →

SITET supports global call to respect workers rights

The Industrial Union of Electrical and Telecommunication Workers in Costa Rica, SITET, joined the DHL week of action. The political decision was taken by the union’s board in its meeting on 13 November.

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