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The head of the Turkish Employment Organization (İŞKUR) has complained about the lack of interest among unemployed people for the thousands of open positions offered by the organization
Turkish car maker Tofaş has announced some of the details of the concessions given to its protesting workers in a written statement late May 24
DUBAI - Agence France-Presse
Major sponsors Visa and Coca-Cola May 20 pressed FIFA to help improve labour conditions in Qatar as Amnesty International accused the 2022 World Cup host of failing to deliver on promised reforms for migrant workers.
With only three weeks left before the general elections, the resistance launched by metal workers in major automobile factories in Bursa, one of Turkey’s centers of industry, has shifted the focus to the “class struggle.”
FRANKFURT - Agence France-Presse
German railways operator Deutsche Bahn on May 21 announced an end to a strike that had paralysed rail travel in the country, after the feuding sides agreed to mediation.
BURSA - Doğan News Agency
The Turkish arm of French carmaker Renault on May 23 offered concessions including a cash lump sum to striking workers if they return to work, but the workers have rejected the offer and announced that they will continue their labor action
ANKARA - Reuters
Ford Otosan, the Turkish arm of Ford, cancelled an extra working shift on May 19 citing supply chain problems amid widening labor unrest in Turkey’s automotive sector
Workers at Turkish carmaker Tofaş have ended a five-day strike, according to one of their representatives
BERLIN - Reuters
Millions of commuters faced long delays in Germany on May 20 after train drivers walked off the job to demand higher pay and negotiating rights
Turkey’s Ford Otosan and Tofaş have said manufacturing operations resumed at their plants in northwest Turkey beginning on the night shift of May 21 and on May 22
Thousands of workers from the factories of car giants Tofaş and Oyak Renault in western Turkey continued their strike on May 19, in a rare wage dispute to hit the country’s flourishing car sector
Both the government and employer organizations have urged Turkish automotive workers to end the labor protests.
Some 950,000 young people in Turkey between the ages of 15 and 19 neither go to school nor work, according to a research note of Bahçeşehir University’s Center for Economic and Social Research (BETAM)
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