DHL Express Canada reaches tentative negotiation deal with UNIFOR

BRAMPTON, ON, Dec. 5, 2013 /CNW/ - DHL Express, the world's leading logistics company, and UNIFOR, formerly CAW, the union representing 645 hourly employees and owner/operators in British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario and Nova Scotia have reached a tentative labor agreement after months of intense negotiations starting in May 2013.

"Following productive discussions with UNIFOR representatives, we are pleased to have reached a tentative deal which they have agreed to recommend to our dedicated workforce, " said Greg Hewitt, President, DHL Express Canada. "I am delighted for our customers and our people that we have been able to find a constructive solution.  This will allow us to continue to support our customers with the service excellence that they have come to expect, especially during this busy holiday season."

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