Where trade unionists start their day on the net.

Act NOW!

Today's news -

Official figures: 52 workers killed building Istanbul’s new airport, 35 in jail and hundreds injured and sacked  ActNOW!  2018-12-04 [Ahval]

Yves Rocher workers stand strong after 200 days of resistance 2018-11-30 [IndustriALL]

Nine international organisations urge EU officials to raise Turkey’s freedom of expression crisis during EU-Turkey high political dialogue 2018-11-23 [EFJ]

One More Worker Loses His Life in Construction of 3rd Airport  ActNOW!  2018-11-19 [BIA]

Thousands attend funeral of murdered Turkish trade union leader 2018-11-18 [IndustriALL]

Thousands attend funeral of murdered Turkish trade union leader 2018-11-15 [IndustriALL]

IndustriALL and industriAll Europe condemn sentencing of Renault workers in Turkey 2018-11-14 [IndustriALL]

Labor union chair shot dead in Turkey’s Sakarya province 2018-11-14 [Hurriyet Daily News]

Unite mourns assassination of Turkish union leader Abdullah Karacan 2018-11-14 [UNITE]

Dangerous working conditions in FSC-certified forests 2018-11-14 [BWI]

ETUC Condemns murder of Turkish trade union leader 2018-11-14 [ETUC]

Turkish Trade Union Leader Abdullah Karacan Murdered, Two Union Representatives Wounded 2018-11-14 [ITUC]

USW condemns assassination of Turkish union leader Abdullah Karacan 2018-11-13 [USW]

Trade union leader assassinated in Turkey 2018-11-13 [IndustriALL]

International solidarity with Turkish unions during economic crisis 2018-10-31 [IndustriALL]

Labour strikes ground opening of Turkey’s new airport  ActNOW!  2018-10-31 [European Interest]

HRW: Turkey’s Erdoğan opens 3rd airport in İstanbul amid labour rights violations  ActNOW!  2018-10-30 [SCF]

Mega Istanbul airport  ActNOW!  2018-10-30 [DW]

Behind The Glass and Steel of Erdogan's Mega-Project  ActNOW!  2018-10-30 [Bianet]

New airport and workers protests  ActNOW!  2018-10-30 [Independent]

Disturbing secrets behind what will be the world’s biggest airport  ActNOW!  2018-10-30 [News.com]

 VIDEO Workers Behind Bars as Airport Opens  ActNOW!  2018-10-29 [HRW]

 VIDEO Workers Behind Bars as Airport Opens  ActNOW!  2018-10-29 [Human Rights Watch]

Laborers stop work at İstanbul airport construction site over 3-month delay in wages 2018-10-23 [SCF]

Denied salary for three months, İstanbul’s 3rd airport workers protest 2018-10-23 [Ahval]

Istanbul construction site as a slave camp  ActNOW!  2018-10-22 [ArabWeekly]

Istanbul’s 3rd airport delays opening, pressure on workers increases  ActNOW!  2018-10-18 [soL]

Construction workers resist against lies  ActNOW!  2018-10-18 [soL]

Dozens killed during construction of new Istanbul airport, & hundreds arrested in protests  ActNOW!  2018-10-16 [UNI Global Union]

Workers were right in protesting, said CEO  ActNOW!  2018-10-15 [Ahval]

New Istanbul Airport dispute - time for negotiations, says ETUC  ActNOW!  2018-10-13 [ETUC]

Call from UID-DER: For a Wider International Workers Solidarity! 2018-10-10 [uidder.org]

IFJ demands answers on missing writer Jamal Khashoggi 2018-10-09 [IFJ]

Rush to finish Istanbul airport leads to deaths and protests 2018-10-07 [IrishTimes]

Trade union leader arrested 2018-10-07 [MorningStar]

The airport resembles an open-air prison 2018-10-07 [BBC]

More workers arrested 2018-10-07 [BIA]

Turkish court upheld aggravated life sentences for journalists 2018-10-04 [IFJ]

Implementing global agreements with brands in the garment sector 2018-10-03 [IndustriALL]

workers describe appalling conditions at airport site 2018-10-02 [MorningStar]

Health workers defiant after facing charges for helping civilians during Turkish army curfew in Cizre 2018-10-02 [PSI]

Detained airport workers are 'hostages': Turkey union 2018-09-29 [France 24]

Detained airport workers are 'hostages' says union 2018-09-29 [Middle East Eye]

Three more workers arrested for protest by whistling at Third Airport 2018-09-29 [Ahval]

Police detain 14 Migros employees for protesting payment delays 2018-09-24 [Purge]

Erdogan says new Istanbul airport will open on time despite workers' strike 2018-09-24 [Middle East Eye]

21,800 people killed in work-related accidents during AKP rule in Turkey 2018-09-23 [SCF]

Rights monitor condemns arrests of striking workers in Turkey 2018-09-22 [RUDAW]

Construction Workers At Turkey’s New Airport Jailed For Protesting Work Conditions 2018-09-22 [HRW]

Airport workers protesting ‘prison’ conditions 2018-09-21 [TheIndependent]

This month in labour history