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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Air France-KLM's human resources manager was "almost lynched" Oct. 5 by striking workers, who stripped him of his shirt in a protest over the ailing airline's plan to cut 2,900 jobs.
KOCAELİ - Anadolu Agency
Roma People Confederation of Turkey head Ahmet Çokyaşar said the organization is working to build a textile factory to employ Roma people in the northwestern province of Kocaeli in cooperation with authorities.
ISTANBUL - Doğan News Agency
A new report by the Bahçeşehir University Center for Economic and Social Research (BETAM) has revealed Turkish women believe work assures their self-confidence and financial freedom, contrary to the prejudice they work only as a financial obligation
FRANKFURT - Reuters
A German court ruled Lufthansa pilots must halt a strike on Sept. 9 that led to the cancellation of around 1,000 flights, in an increasingly bitter row over cost cuts and pay at the airline
Elif Ergu - ISTANBUL
Only 4.4 million of 8.1 million employed women in Turkey were registered, lower than the population of Turkey’s third largest city, according to the head of the Women Entrepreneurs Association of Turkey (KAGİDER).
At least 1,138 workers have died in the first eight months of 2015, according to a monthly report recently released by a non-governmental organization dealing with worker health and safety issues, with at least 158 worker deaths in August alone.
ANKARA - Anadolu Agency
Public servants’ wages are set to increase in 2016 and 2017 thanks to a collective bargaining process which will start on Aug. 3
Labor and Social Security Minister Faruk Çelik said on Aug. 22 the government has reached an agreement with representatives of civil servant unions on a raise in public workers’ wages
PARIS - Agence France-Presse
French farmers protesting over falling food prices threatened to step up blockades of cities, roads and tourist sites on July 22, as the government prepared to unveil emergency aid for them
A majority of blue collar workers have named poor working conditions as the biggest reason to find a new job, according to a survey by Eleman.net, a leading recruitment website for this group of laborers.
The unemployment rate will likely rise soon due to the slowdown in several sectors, which had up to now been the biggest job generators
ISTANBUL - Anadolu Agency
Young people from across G-20 member countries meeting in Turkey have warned their leaders about the growing issues of youth unemployment and inequality
Turkey’s unemployment rate stood at 9.6 percent in the April period, falling to single digit levels after nine months, as the tourism sector began to employ seasonal employees, according to data released by the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) on July 15.
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