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A group of Turkish doctors working as family doctors in local health centers will go on strike today at 12 p.m., in protest at the "on-duty" system.
Parliament has finally approved the International Labor Organization convention on safety and health in mining, following debates after the recent Soma and Ermenek mining disasters
PARIS - Agence France-Presse
Forced to pick cotton, grow cannabis, prostitute themselves, fight wars or clean up after the wealthy, some 35.8 million people are currently trapped in modern-day slavery, a new report said Nov. 17.
Turkey’s Privatization Authority has announced that it has finalized the privatization process of a state-run coal plant in Yatağan
ANKARA – Agence France-Presse
Turkey has launched a new drive to improve its appalling workplace safety standards that leave hundreds dead every year, two weeks after its latest deadly mining accident.
MANİSA – Doğan News Agency
More than 2,800 miners have been laid off in the Agean coal capital of Soma, hit by the worst mining accident of Turkey's history last May
With Turkey struggling to meet the basic needs of around 1.7 million Syrian refugees, the government is now planning to issue temporary identity cards for Syrians
A group of workers blocked a highway for over half an hour on Dec. 1, in protest at the imminent privatization of the Yatağan coal plant in the southwestern province of Muğla
The operating manager of the coal mine where 18 miners were trapped due to flooded water has said they measured the content of the leaked water inside the mine by 'tasting' it
Greek labour unions staged a 24-hour strike on Nov. that cancelled hundreds of flights, shut public offices and severely disrupted local transport, in the first major industrial action to cripple the austerity-weary country in months.
ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
Amendments to labor safety laws and mining will be announced by Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu
The number of unemployed people in Turkey is 5.5 million, much higher than the official figures, according to a deputy for the main opposition Republican People’s Party
FRANKFURT - Agence France-Presse
German train drivers began their longest strike in 20 years Nov. 5 in a bitter labor dispute that will mar travel for millions during 25th anniversary celebrations of the Berlin Wall’s fall
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