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Turkey’s unemployment rate declined to 10.5 percent in the April period, which covered data from March to May
Hacer Boyacıoğlu - ANKARA
Turkey’s Labor and Social Security Ministry has dubbed 2018 as the year “to fight child labor” and prepared an action plan that includes several key measures, from tighter controls in child labor intensive sectors to closer examination to schools’ student attendance records, in a bid to achieve this goal.
The number of employed women in Turkey decreased 40,000 in November 2016 compared to the same month of 2015, according to a new report prepared by the Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey (TEPAV).
The number of registered women wage-earners in Turkey fell by 40,000 in December 2016 compared to the same month of 2015, according to a new report prepared and released by the Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey (TEPAV).
Some 103,000 new jobs were created in Turkey between Feb. 1 and 20 after the government started a campaign to boost employment, according to sources from the Labor and Social Security Ministry.
Some 357,000 new jobs were created between Jan. 1 and March 20 in Turkey, said a top official, adding that the rising unemployment rate would decrease by May or June.
Turkey’s unemployment rate will fall to single digit figures by the end of 2017 thanks to a number of plans to boost employment, Labor and Social Security Minister Mehmet Müezzinoğlu has claimed.
A strike at Turkey’s Akbank has been postponed by 60 days by the Turkish cabinet on March 20, the government has said in the Official Gazette.
BERLIN - The Associated Press
German airline Lufthansa has struck a deal to solve a bitter labor dispute with pilots that over five years has cost it an estimated half a billion dollars and more than a dozen strikes.
FRANKFURT - Agence France-Presse
German airline group Lufthansa and pilots’ union Cockpit said on March 15 they had struck a new deal to end a years-long battle over pay, pensions and jobs.
SANTIAGO - Agence France-Presse
Workers at the world’s top copper mine, BHP Billiton’s Escondida in Chile, launched what they vowed would be a “long and hard” strike on Feb. 9, causing jitters on world commodity markets.
ANKARA - Anadolu Agency
Most Turkish women want a life that is balanced between work and family, according to an international report released on March 8.
Turkey’s real estate sector is expected to see more than $1 billion in additional revenue in 2017 after a move to give citizenship to some foreigners who buy and hold Turkish property, a senior economy official told Reuters