Shipping & handling
Greece: Cosco allegedly does not allow unions or collective bargaining - includes company response
Louisa Lim, NPR, 8 Jun 2011
So. Africa: Union accuses DHL of suspending manager because of union membership & intimidating workers who attempt to join unions – includes company response & rejoinders
Intl. Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), 6 May 2011
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[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...
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Cosco doesn't allow unions or collective bargaining among its 500-plus Greek workers. The unions report that Cosco workers are largely unskilled and working on a temporary basis, with no benefits...During two visits last year…the labor inspection...
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