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CUT & DISK:  We will fight to prevent the damage caused by asbestos

CUT & DISK: We will fight to prevent the damage caused by asbestos

Brasilian and Turkish trade unions made a joint statement about the warship Nea São Paulo. Together, CUT and DISK declare that we will fight to prevent the damage caused by asbestos and the dismantling processes to workers, public health, and the environment.

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Istanbul speaks up: Enough is enough

Istanbul speaks up: Enough is enough

Amid the minimum wage negotiations for 2022, DİSK is going to organize a rally where the demands of the working class are widely expressed. With the slogan “İstanbul speaks up: Enough is enough, we want to make a living,” the DİSK and its affiliated unions and members will gather at Kartal Square of İstanbul on December 12.

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Unemployment in Turkey now worse than the first months of pandemic

Unemployment in Turkey now worse than the first months of pandemic

DİSK-AR has released its “Unemployment and Employment Outlook in April 2021 Report”: The broad unemployment rate is 27.4 percent and the number of unemployed is 9 million 837 thousand in Turkey.

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Long Live May Day!

Long Live May Day!

DİSK, KESK, TMMOB and TTB marked May Day in Taksim Square

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History of DISK

History of DISK

With a recent book, DİSK has memorialized the first chapter of its decades-long contribution to the labour movement: “If the historical memory of an organization disappears, its identity disappears as well.”

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Joint Statement: Arrangements of Flexible Working Should Be Withdrawn!

Joint Statement: Arrangements of Flexible Working Should Be Withdrawn!

As TÜRK-İŞ, HAK-İŞ and DİSK, we once again underline that we are in favour of addressing the labour-related issues using social dialogue mechanisms which has a long history in our country.

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Gender pay gap in Turkey: Women earn a third less than men

Gender pay gap in Turkey: Women earn a third less than men

The Research Center of the Confederation of Progressive Trade Unions of Turkey (DİSK-AR) has released a “Report on Pay Gap” on the occasion of International Equal Pay Day.

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How did the military coup of 1980 destroy labour rights?

How did the military coup of 1980 destroy labour rights?

The Research Center of the DİSK has prepared a report on the 40th year of the September 12 military coup. The report of the confederation has shown that 60 of 68 billion dollars of privatization were done in the ruling AKP period.

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COVID-19’s impect on workers

COVID-19’s impect on workers

During the Covid-19 pandemic, 13 million workers have lost their jobs, according to a study by the Confederation of Progressive Trade Unions of Turkey Research Center (DİSK-AR). While 36 percent of workers have had an income loss, 82 percent feel that they are in danger economically.

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Rate of Covid-19 Cases Among Workers at Least 3 Times Higher Than Average

Rate of Covid-19 Cases Among Workers at Least 3 Times Higher Than Average

‘Rate of Covid-19 Cases Among Workers At Least 3 Times Higher Than Turkey Average’ The Confederation of Progressive Trade Union of Turkey Research Center (DİSK-AR) has released its second report […]

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