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Anti-union "purge" at DHL in South Africa

Author: International Transport Workers Federation, Published on: 6 May 2011

[W]orkers…at DHL in South Africa are being subjected to intimidation for attempting to join a union…the harassment began when a manager was suspended for belonging to the ITF-affiliated South African Transport and Allied Workers’ Union (Satawu). The union has also raised concerns that DHL management in South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa have implemented a local policy of dismissing junior human resources staff and other managers once they express a wish to join the union. Satawu has said that the company’s actions were effectively an anti-union “purge”.

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Related companies: Deutsche Post DHL (part of Deutsche Post)