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The state of emergency one year on: Emergency rule hurts workers

The state of emergency one year on: Emergency rule hurts workers

We will struggle for the abolition of the state of emergency which provides capital with the resources to exploit workers to an extraordinary degree, results in massive levels of unemployment, increases precarity and violates rights

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Workers marked May Day rallies in Turkey

Workers marked May Day rallies in Turkey

Hundreds of thousands of workers have marked International Workers Day with rallies organized by labour centers, DİSK, KESK, TMMOB and TTB.

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ETUC statement on Turkish referendum

ETUC statement on Turkish referendum

The Steering Committee of the ETUC, in its meeting on 20 April in Brussels, discussed the results of the Turkish referendum held on 16 April on the reforms to the […]

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WE CONTINUE TO SAY ‘‘NO’’ TO THE UNFAIR AND UNLAWFUL CONSTITUONAL AMENDMENTS OF TURKEY

WE CONTINUE TO SAY ‘‘NO’’ TO THE UNFAIR AND UNLAWFUL CONSTITUONAL AMENDMENTS OF TURKEY

Statement of Executive Board of DISK Referendum on of April 16: The declared but unconfirmed result of the constitutional referendum, which aims establish a presidential regime instead of the current […]

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Report on Work Murders

Report on Work Murders

Report on Work Murders in 2016: In Turkey, at least 1970 workers are murdered in 2016! Workers’ Health and Work Safety Assembly (Turkey) – WHSA (İşçi Sağlığı ve İş Güvenliği Meclisi) […]

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Joint Statement of ETUC, ITUC, TURK-IS, HAK-IS, DISK, KESK following the visit of ETUC and ITUC to Ankara on 12-13 October 2016

Joint Statement of ETUC, ITUC, TURK-IS, HAK-IS, DISK, KESK following the visit of ETUC and ITUC to Ankara on 12-13 October 2016

A joint ITUC and ETUC delegation visited Ankara on 12 and 13 October 2016.

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Turkey: 10,000 More Public Workers Dismissed (ITUC)

The government of Turkish President Erdogan has recently fired a further 10,131 of its employees, bringing the total number of public sector employees dismissed or suspended since the failed 15 July military coup attempt to more than 100,000

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The solution is democratization, not a state of emergency!

The solution is democratization, not a state of emergency!

DİSK Chair Kani Beko’s statement on the state of emergency declared in Turkey

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ITUC: Dictatorship a Step Closer After Deplorable Failed Coup – Turkey

ITUC: Dictatorship a Step Closer After Deplorable Failed Coup – Turkey

“Turkey has withstood this attempted coup. In its aftermath, it is imperative that President Erdogan and his government respect the fundamental tenets of democracy and international law. The disgraceful and violent actions of one section of the military must not be used as an excuse for further repression of those who oppose the government and are themselves committed to peace, democracy and human rights,” added Burrow.

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ETUC condemns the failed coup and government crack-down in Turkey

ETUC condemns the failed coup and government crack-down in Turkey

The European Trade Union Confederation strongly condemns the attempted coup in Turkey on Friday 15 July, and opposes all efforts to overthrow democracy by military force.

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