Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
EU labor ministers gave initial approval to tougher rules on employing cheap temporary workers
A majority of Turkish people believe flexible working is a critical measure to achieving higher productivity
Chinese contractors undertaking construction in the Turkish mining province Zonguldak employ compatriots, most of whom fled their country due to the one-child policy, a report claimed.
BERLIN - Reuters
Germany’s unemployment number rose for a fourth consecutive month totaling to 2.9 million this month, climbing by 10,000, official data show. Big companies plan to continue job cuts
ISTANBUL / PARIS
Turkey has the highest proportion of employees working very long hours, among 35 OECD countries, according to the organization’s latest report.
Despite women’s participation in labor market rises in Turkey, most of them are employed at works that require less qualifications or don’t provide social security.
ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
Some 1.5 million new jobs have been created in the last four years for women in non-agricultural sectors in urban areas
ISTANBUL - Hürriyet
The Turkish Labor and Social Security Ministry has offered to restructure the payments of severance packages
Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan said the government aims to create 1.8 million new jobs between 2014 and 2016
ISTANBUL – Hürriyet Daily News
The total number of foreigners applying for work permits in Turkey is 48,279 this year, up from around 10,000 in 2010, according to data from the Labor Ministry
ATHENS - Agence France-Presse
A general strike hit Greece on Wednesday, paralyzing public services and disrupting transport
ISTANBUL - Anadolu Agency / Reuters
Turkey’s unemployment rate reached 9.8 percent in August due to seasonal factors
DİYARBAKIR - Anadolu Agency
Some 5,000 new jobs will be created in 96 factories built on 188 hectares of newly allocated land in the organized industrial zone of the southeastern province of Diyarbakır.