Deutsche Post AG’s DPSGY 0.62% DHL business is tiptoeing back into the domestic parcel delivery in the U.S., drawn in by the strong growth in e-commerce to bring new competition to a market that’s been dominated by United Parcel Service Inc. and FedEx Corp. FDX 1.87% for a decade.
(WASHINGTON) – Workers at DHL Express have overwhelmingly voted to approve a new national Master Agreement that provides historic wage and standard of living protections through significant annual wage increases, benefit contribution increases, and a strong cost-of-living adjustment clause.
DHL Teamsters have voted to ratify all the national agreements and 95 percent of the supplements by an overwhelming margin. The remaining few supplements are being discussed with the company this week and the union hopes to have all the issues resolved quickly.
Below is a list of all 2017-2022 DHL Tentative Agreements, which are links to the actual documents for review. We are in the process of updating and loading documents onto this page, so if a name does not link to a document please check back soon to access the document.
The Teamsters National DHL Negotiating Committee won historic wage and standard of living protections in every year of the tentative agreement through significant annual wage increases and a strong COLA (cost of living adjustment) clause. The union negotiated wage increases totaling $5.00 per hour over five years with full retroactivity to April 1, 2017. View the flier, here.
Leaders from 26 Teamster local unions that represent DHL members met in Washington, D.C. today and unanimously approved the tentative master agreement and supplements, paving the way for a vote by the members later this month. Read the update, here.
The Teamsters Union and DHL Express have reached a tentative, five-year contract agreement and leaders of local unions will meet next week to review the proposal.