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Building union power in DHL

Organising transport workers to give them a voice

In a multimodal, multinational company such as DHL, the struggles of transport workers within the delivery network are often ignored.

Together with our union affiliates, we give DHL employees a voice and power in the decision-making process that shapes their working lives.

By sponsoring organising activities in key hubs, we improve our international union power. We can, and do, support you.

DHL families thank you

ITF’s campaign successes within DHL

In November 2012, ITF filed a case with the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). It was over concerns that DHL had denied workers the right to freely join or organise trade unions. Our action has had significant results.

  • DHL Turkey has won a collective bargaining agreement through strategic international effort – and supply chain workers are now represented by TUMTIS, their union of choice
  • industrial relations assessments now take place in India and Colombia, along with quarterly meetings between DHL management and the unions. This has opened a dialogue on global issues as part of the company’s due diligence process
  • ITF and our fellow global union federation UNI now meet quarterly, reporting to the Germany’s National Contact Point (NCP). This provides a foundation for dialogue and engagement.

Support for organising has begun and continues in:

  • Central America, the Arab World and Africa

We have now created a strategic network of active unions representing pilots in DHL.

Find out more about union activities at DHL

Read the DHL blog.

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Marie Veness
3 years ago

My daughter works for DHl in enfield. Do they have a staff union she can join ?

10 months 2 weeks ago

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2 years 3 months ago

Hi, currently i'am working at Dhl in singapore.
Do singapore have any union sectors to join?

Nao quero me expor
2 years 1 month ago

Corona virus, estamos na linha de frente na DHL do sp2 em Cajamar, não tem nenhuma higiene álcool gel , super lotado o lugar sem nenhum distanciamento social. Estamos sendo tratados igual lixo é ninguém tem coragem de denunciar.

Annoyed SA
1 year 2 months ago

All reviews are excellent
Why do i feel like I'm working for the worst company ever
Where do we make start to bring change to create this dhl culture