Belgium - More direct labour at DHL - June 30, 2017

The works council at DHL Aviation announced that the delivery company will engage more people directly. In June, 50 workers have received a permanent contract and the plan is to change the contract of another 75 temporary workers in July into permanent contracts. Earlier on, an undercover-reportage had discovered that workers often worked several months as day labourers, a type of employment that is only permitted for certain short-term work. The European Works Council at DHL plans to monitor the employment practices more closely.  

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