More than 1,100 newly organized DHL Express workers at the delivery company's main U.S. air hub went on strike on Thursday to protest unfair labor practices and stalled contract talks. The strike threatens to delay packages during the critical peak holiday shipping season when package carriers like DHL, FedEx and United Parcel Service see volumes spike. It also comes as the International Brotherhood of Teamsters intensify organizing activity in the wake of this summer's closely watched contract deal at UPS, the world's biggest delivery firm.
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