Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
The government has suspended an ongoing strike in Turkey’s metal sector, citing national security.
ISTANBUL / KOCAELİ
A group of metal workers began a strike on Jan. 29 around Turkey to protest poor wages in the sector and demand a better collective bargaining agreement with employers in the industry. Another group of metal workers are also planning to go on strike Feb. 19, increasing the total number of striking workers to some 15,000
One miner was killed in the northwestern province of Edirne on Jan. 4, with alleged negligence causing the first death in a mining accident in Turkey in 2015.
Up to 15,000 metal workers are expected to go on strike today around Turkey to protest poor wages in the sector and demand a better collective bargaining agreement with employers in the industry
ARBIL - Anadolu Agency
Three Turkish workers have been killed due to a collapse at a tunnel construction site on a highway near Arbil
Nearly a quarter of around 3 million unemployed people in Turkey are university graduates, according to official figures
AKSARAY – Cihan News Agency
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.
ANKARA - Reuters
A new draft mining law has been passed by Turkey’s Parliamentary Commission on Industry, Trade, Energy, Natural Resources and Information Technology, in response to a series of deadly accidents
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
Around 15,000 Turkish metal workers are expected to walk off the job on Jan. 29, after members of the Confederation of Progressive Trade Unions’ (DİSK) Birleşik Metal-İş union voted to go on strike on Jan. 14.
Turkey’s Privatization Authority has announced that it has finalized the privatization process of a state-run coal plant in Yatağan
200 private guards in Antalya have continued labor action demanding their jobs back
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
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