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6/08/2005

Missouri DHL Workers Prevail Despite Anti-Union Tactics

Source: Teamsters

On May 20, workers at a DHL independent cartage contractor (ICC) in Saint Joseph, Missouri voted to join Local 41. The workers at Mid-Continent Transportation voted 15-9 in favor of representation by the Kansas City, Missouri-based local. There are 25 workers in the bargaining unit.

“These workers endured a very harsh anti-union campaign by the company,” said Mike Corns, an International Union organizer.

In fact, the company fired a worker who supported the organizing campaign. Local 41 fought to get her reinstated with back pay and benefits.

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