logo
Where trade unionists start their day on the net.
Turkey         

Act NOW!

Top news -

Turkish tyre workers win Goodyear contract 2020-07-02 [IndustriALL]

Severance pay in Turkey: What does the government propose? Why do unions object? 2020-06-29 [Bianet]

Unions warn of general strike over severance pay 2020-06-29 [BWI]

Unions warn of general strike over severance pay 2020-06-27 [BWI]

IFJ joins civil society coalition in calling on Turkish authority to unblock radio station Özgürüz 2020-06-22 [IFJ]

Union opposes lease of forest areas to big business 2020-06-18 [BWI]

MTN Plastik in Turkey sacks 26 union members 2020-06-10 [IndustriALL]

MTN Plastik in Turkey sacks 26 union members 2020-06-10 [IndustriALL]

Forest workers stop forced collection of COVID-19 donations 2020-05-23 [BWI]

Cement union opens facility to health workers 2020-05-14 [BWI]

Workers in Turkey rise up against SOK supermarkets 2020-05-06 [UNI]

Journalists’ Union depicts grim picture in report on World Press Freedom Day 2020-05-06 [EFJ]

Free arrested Turkish union leaders! 2020-05-04 [ETUC]

Police Intervention Against DİSK Members Who Want to Take to Taksim for May Day 2020-05-03 [Bianet]

tanbul’s May Day under COVID-19 measures ends up with detentions, police confrontation, a destroyed wreath 2020-05-03 [Duvar]

Turkish Police Detain Gathered Union Leaders on May Day 2020-05-03 [NY]

Turkish police detain gathered union leaders on May Day 2020-05-02 [The Hour]

Construction workers and coronavirus risk and joblessness 2020-04-28 [EqualTimes]

Twenty-four rights-groups call on Turkey to release all those arbitrarily detained, now at risk of Covid-19 2020-04-22 [IFJ]

Covid-19 Cases Among Workers 3 Times Higher Than Average 2020-04-20 [DISK]

Two years of fighting for rights at Cargill Turkey - the struggle continues! 2020-04-18 [IUF]

Amid pandemic, medical groups question Turkey’s weekend curfew approach Read more: https://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2020/04/turkey-coronavirus-medical-groups-approach-curfew-erdogan.html#ixzz6JhkWkDtP 2020-04-15 [AlMonitor]

Turkish unions accuse bosses murder after construction worker's death 2020-04-15 [MorningStar]

Is it Covid-19 or Capitalism? 2020-04-12 [uidder.org]

YOL-IS opens facilities to health workers 2020-04-08 [BWI]

Workers strike as bosses keep them at work despite COVID-19 2020-04-05 [wsws.org]

Unions Request Urgent Measures Against Pandemic 2020-04-04 [DISK]

Societies Pushed Into the Tunnel of Horror Become Blind 2020-04-01 [uidder.org]

Corona cases surge as anger grows among workers 2020-03-30 [wsws]

COVID-19: IFJ and EFJ urge Turkish government not to discriminate against political prisoners 2020-03-30 [IFJ]

Turkey & Covid-19: Unions call for public needs 2020-03-25 [DISK]

Dismissals Should be Banned Throughout Coronavirus Outbreak 2020-03-17 [Bianet]

Turkish labor unions demand paid time off, increased pensions, to combat coronavirus 2020-03-17 [Duvar]

Police detain 2 journalists who reported on coronavirus 2020-03-15 [Sendika.org]

İstanbul’s unpaid excavation site workers call for action 2020-03-14 [Sol]

Will you arrest the coronavirus also 2020-03-13 [SendikaOrg]

Journalists’ Union holds nationwide protests against latest wave of arrests 2020-03-10 [EFJ]

EU leaders must call on Erdoğan to release journalists imprisoned in Turkey 2020-03-09 [EFJ]

KESK Executive Board Acquitted but Anti-Union Repression Continues 2020-03-05 [ITUC]

Two journalists hacked in cyber attack after tweeting about killed soldiers 2020-02-29 [ifj]

government confiscates labor union’s land 2020-02-27 [Sendika.org]

Dismissed civil servants continue fight to restore rights 2020-02-25 [Al-Monitor]

Turkey’s Journalists’ Union calls on Google to reconsider GNI funding to pro-government Demiroren Media 2020-02-22 [EFJ]

ITUC:Türkiye hak ihlallerini inkâr ediyor 2020-02-17 [Birgün]

Kale Pratt aerospace factory fired 94 workers 2020-02-17 [MorningStar]

Mass firings in Turkey: 'We have been given a social death sentence' 2020-02-15 [Deutsche Welle]

Turkey must end public ad ban on independent newspapers 2020-02-12 [EFJ]

Fighting for the right to join a trade union 2020-02-10 [MorningStaar]

Gender and authoritarian populism in Turkey: the two phases of AKP rule 2020-02-05 [Opendemocracy]

130,000 united Turkish metalworkers achieve wage increase 2020-02-04 [IndustriALL]

This month in labour history