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An open letter for the attention of the future President of the Republic of Turkey 2018-06-21 [EFJ]

Syrian refugees have a right to equal pay for equal work 2018-06-20 [Equal Times]

International day of solidarity for DHL Express workers in Turkey  ActNOW!  2018-06-11 [UNI Global Union]

Turkish union members begin negotiations with Lufthansa Contact Centre 2018-06-07 [UNI Global Union]

Women from Workers’ Union Stage Demonstration in Support of Flormar Workers 2018-05-31 [Bianet]

My election will help unionization of women workers: Labor union DİSK’s first female chair 2018-05-31 [Hurriyet]

As job precarity increases in post-coup Turkey, so are workplace death rates 2018-05-29 [Equal Times]

Government urged to dismiss charges against filmmakers of documentary 'Bakur' 2018-05-29 [IFEX]

As job precarity increases in post-coup Turkey, so are workplace death rates 2018-05-29 [Equal Times]

French cosmetics brand dismisses union members in Turkey 2018-05-16 [IndustriALL]

Celebrating May Day in a State of Emergency 2018-05-10 [Jacobin]

177 workers killed in occupational accidents across Turkey in April 2018-05-09 [SCF]

A United and Massive May Day in Istanbul 2018-05-07 [en.dayanisma.tv]

Workers in UID-DER: NO to this Faulty Order! 2018-05-04 [uidder.org]

May Day 2018: Hundreds of Thousands Say NO to Exploitation and State of Emergency 2018-05-04 [uidder.org]

Violence in Paris, arrests in Turkey May Day across the globe 2018-05-02 [ChicagoTribune]

Turks mark May Day far from traditional rallying site Read more: http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2018/05/turkish-workers-rally-may-day-arrests.html#ixzz5EKvA3RZs 2018-05-02 [AlMonitor]

 VIDEO Turkish trade unions angry at corralled May Day protests and blockade of Taksim square 2018-05-01 [euronews]

Tourists warned over Labour Day demonstrations 2018-05-01 [Travel Mole]

Turkey to observe Labor Day amid tight security against provocations 2018-05-01 [Daily Sabah]

AGAÇ-IS signs a collective agreement guaranteeing equal payment for women workers 2018-05-01 [BWI]

Authorities step up security in Istanbul ahead of May Day 2018-05-01 [Ahval]

Cumhuriyet journalists and executives heavily convicted for changes in “editorial policy” 2018-04-30 [EFJ]

A trial where the ‘crime’ is journalism and the only ‘evidence’ is journalistic activities 2018-04-30 [EFJ]

International Solidarity with the DHL Express Strike 2018-04-18 [en.dayanisma.tv]

World War One: Deceived Masses 2018-04-18 [en.dayanisma.tv]

Kemal Türkler: A Militant Leader in the Class Struggle in Turkey 2018-04-18 [en.dayanisma.tv]

International Solidarity for TÜMTİS’ Struggle at DHL Express 2018-04-18 [en.dayanisma.tv]

May Day in Turkey 2018-04-18 [en.dayanisma.tv]

The Other Side of Unjust Wars: Refugees 2018-04-18 [en.dayanisma.tv]

From Hitler to Trump and Putin... Masses Floundering In Despair 2018-04-18 [en.dayanisma.tv]

What is Dayanışma TV for? 2018-04-18 [en.dayanisma.tv]

Uber is terrorist and its users are traitors: Istanbul Taxi Drivers Union 2018-04-13 [Hurriyet Daily News]

Unions in Western Balkans and Turkey setting strategies to improve working conditions for journalists 2018-04-13 [EFJ]

International solidarity with the DHL Express strike 2018-04-11 [uidder.org]

Turkey: Unions in Unity in Demanding Living Wage in Textile and Garment Sector 2018-04-11 [IndustriALL]

YOL-IS for equal public employment rights for all subcontracted workers at the Directorate of Highways 2018-04-04 [BWI]

EFJ and press freedom groups condemn Turkey’s seizure of pro-Kurdish daily 2018-04-02 [EFJ]

Sulaimani protests continue, demanding full cancellation of pay cuts 2018-03-31 [rudaw]

'No speaking Kurdish on the job,' construction company says 2018-03-31 [ahvalnews]

At least two thousand and six workers were killed on the job last year 2018-03-18 [DISK]

Turkey’s Privatization of Sugar Factories 2018-03-14 [socialistproject]

TARIM ORMAN-IS Supports Women March Against Violence 2018-03-12 [BWI]

Two to seven years prison terms for Zaman journalists 2018-03-12 [IFJ]

Teachers, unionists arrested in Gulen probe 2018-03-02 [The Post]

Turkey and the 'forgotten' Zaman journalists in jail 2018-03-02 [EFJ]

Turkey’s sugar privatization faces bitter opposition 2018-03-02 [al-monitor]

Sponsor of Bundesliga teams fires union members  ActNOW!  2018-03-01 [IndustriALL]

Mega airport project and deaths of workers 2018-02-24 [ArabWeekly]

Turkey - Workers, unions mobilise against privatisation of 14 sugar factories 2018-02-23 [agra-net]

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