Contracted municipal workers to be staffed
ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily News
A municipal worker is seen looking at his own sculpture at an Istanbul neighborhood in this file photo.Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has instructed Labor Minister Faruk Çelik to transfer 18,000 contracted municipal employees to permanent staff status, according to ntvmsnbc.com, a local news portal.
The news was confirmed in a written statement by Ahmet Gündoğdu, the chairman of Memur-Sen (the Confederation of Public Servants Trade Unions), one of the three trade union confederations. Gündoğdu said he had obtained information from Çelik himself that Prime Minister Erdoğan had instructed Çelik to start a process to recruit contracted employees as permanent staff.