The ITF and UNI have pledged to stand by a worker in Panama who has received a written warning from his DHL employer for participating in the solidarity action day for Monica Okpe; she was sacked by the company in Norway for her union activities.
Portuguese union shows how the global economic crisis is affecting DHL Workers
DHL Banner Portuguese union activists from the SNTCT distributed flyers clarifying the rights of workers to join a union at DHL and also demanding the reinstatement by DHL of sacked Norwegian Shop Steward Monica Okpe. They also put up several large… Continue Reading →
Solidarity with DHL workers in Bahrain The ITF is very concerned that members and leaders of two transport unions – members of the ITF-affiliated General Federation of Bahrain Trade Unions – have been targeted for court action following the protests… Continue Reading →
German affiliate Verdi has brokered a new deal with DHL that safeguards jobs and provides older workers with a guarantee of employment up to the age of 67.
The new settlement, reached during the ninth round of negotiations, extends dismissal protection to the company’s 130,000 employees until 2015.
On 10 October 2011, SIELAS, a Panamanian affiliate of the ITF responded to the call for an International Day Solidarity Action to support Sister Monica Okpe, a shop steward and branch secretary of the Norwegian Union of Transport (Norsk Transportabeiderfobund). The rally… Continue Reading →