Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
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.
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
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.
ANKARA - Anadolu Agency
Research shows that 35 percent of seasonal agricultural laborers are under the age of 20, half of whom are under the age of 15.
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.
Dozens of workers from the mining town of Soma have begun a march to the Turkish capital to protest the fact that they have not been paid their wages.
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
ECONOMIC MRI - One third of 11.7 million young people in Turkey are either unemployed as they have not been able to find a job or they are neither in school nor holding a job
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
Turkey will be able to give temporary identification cards to Syrians through a temporary protection decree, according to a new measure published in the Official Gazette on Oct. 22.
ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
Amendments to labor safety laws and mining will be announced by Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu
Six Turkish banks have shown interest in joining a new global program that aims at creating 21,000 new jobs for women in Turkey with new credit lines and advisory services
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