Norway -Trade unionist sacked by DHL wins court case -March 6, 2012

Monica Ocpe, a shop steward and local branch secretary for the Oslo Transport Workers’ Union, was dismissed on 6th May 2011 by DHL local management at the Ulven terminal in Oslo for ”unexplained absences”. She has maintained throughout that the real reason for her dismissal was her trade union activities. The court has upheld this in a binding verdict in her favour.

English:http://www.itfglobal.org/press-area/index.cfm/pressdetail/7111

 

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