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Unions Request Urgent Measures Against Pandemic

Unions Request Urgent Measures Against Pandemic

Union confederations and professional organizations have launched a petition calling on the government to take measures to protect people’s health and jobs during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Turkey & Covid-19: Unions call for public needs

Turkey & Covid-19: Unions call for public needs

DİSK-KESK-TMMOB-TTB call on authorities to respond to the public needs and to meet people’s demands!
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), which is prevalent in the world, has caused high mortality in many parts of the world and, to some extent, can be considered a weapon of mass destruction now. In light of the situation in many countries, it is observed that the uncertainty is still dominant across the world. With regard to the situation in our country, we are concerned about the way, e.g. taking appropriate actions and necessary measurements, the Government deals with the COVID-19.

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Dismissals Should be Banned Throughout Coronavirus Outbreak

Dismissals Should be Banned Throughout Coronavirus Outbreak

The Confederation of Progressive Trade Unions of Turkey (DİSK) has released a written statement and offered a series of measures to be taken during coronavirus outbreak so that workers suffer the least harm in this period.

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Turkish labor unions demand paid time off, increased pensions, to combat coronavirus

Turkish labor unions demand paid time off, increased pensions, to combat coronavirus

Labor union leaders in Turkey noted the importance of paid time off for older workers and parents as schools are suspended amid the coronavirus outbreak. The unions also pressed that wages and retiree pensions do not provide sufficient resources for workers and retirees to maintain the kinds of healthy diets and sanitary homes that can act as precautions against the coronavirus.

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In 2019 at least 1736 workers lost their lives

In 2019 at least 1736 workers lost their lives

Annual report of Health and Safety Labour Watch released: In 2019 at least 1736 workers lost their lives

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16th General Assembly of DISK

16th General Assembly of DISK

We are honoured to inform you that the new Executive Committee of DISK, which was elected at the 16th General Assembly on 14-15-16 February 2020, held its first meeting. By […]

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We need justice, democracy and peace

We need justice, democracy and peace

Joint statement by DİSK, KESK, TMMOB, and TTB We, the workers, public officers, engineers, architects, urban planners and doctors of this country, are aware of the danger. Those who rule […]

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International Solidarity with Dismissed Municipal Workers in Aliaga

International Solidarity with Dismissed Municipal Workers in Aliaga

The Aliağa Municipality of Izmir, Turkey, dismissed 187 trade union members without any legal basis. The workers have been picketing since the 20th of May. LabourStart.org launched a campaign to support workers.

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An Analysis on Workers Protests 

An Analysis on Workers Protests 

The independent platform of LSG, Labor Studies Group is preparing annual reports on workers protests. These reports are an important resource for assessing the working class actions in terms of quality and […]

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Kemal Türkler: Leader of Working Class

Kemal Türkler: Leader of Working Class

A movie about Kemal Türkler, founding leader of DISK

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