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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]

Ten Thousand Metal Industry Workers to Begin Strike 2020-01-30 [Bianet]

Pro government daily targets Journalists’ Union over press freedom campaign 2020-01-29 [EFJ]

Turkish press authority cancels press cards of hundreds of journalists 2020-01-25 [EFJ]

Deadlock sets Turkish metalworkers en route to strike 2020-01-24 [IndustriAll]

Deadlock sets Turkish metalworkers en route to strike 2020-01-21 [IndustriALL]

Minimum wage: Bosses pleased, workers walked out 2020-01-13 [SoL]

Unions walk out of minimum wage meeting 2019-12-30 [Duvar]

Minimum wage increases 15% to TL 2,324, workers' unions not satisfied 2019-12-27 [The Daily Sabah]

ITF welcomes back Turkish union Hava-Is 2019-12-20 [ITF]

EU-backed project organises digital and trade-union workshops in Istanbul and Bursa 2019-12-12 [IFJ]

Journalist found unconscious with brain haemorrhage 2019-12-10 [EFJ]

Press freedom in Turkey: Repression is all too real 2019-12-05 [EFJ]

Wildcat strike by sanitation workers against CHP administration in Maltepe 2019-11-12 [APFUTU]

Hürriyet fires 45 journalists 2019-11-10 [IFJ]

Protesters call for ANC to rescind MOU with Turkey's AKP 2019-11-08 [IOL]

Court orders the release under judicial supervision of Ahmet Altan and Nazli Ilicak after three years in jail 2019-11-08 [EFJ]

Hürriyet fires 45 journalists 2019-11-08 [EFJ]

Women in Turkey remain defiant despite HDP arrest operation 2019-11-07 [The Morning Star]

Wildcat strike by sanitation workers 2019-11-05 [wsws]

French auto supplier union-busting in Turkey 2019-10-27 [IndustriALL]

Education union reports terrible toll of Turkish military aggression in Northeastern Syria 2019-10-25 [Education International]

We need justice, democracy and peace 2019-10-25 [DISK]

Altans & others still in jail as retrial commences on new bogus terrorism charges 2019-10-21 [IFJ]

Education International condemns Turkish aggression in Syria 2019-10-18 [Education International]

Prospect of Turkish rescue of British Steel raises union concerns 2019-10-17 [Guardian]

Turkey - Our demands – condemning the invasion and suspending the arms trade 2019-10-12 [UNISON]

Thirteen major trade unions urge UK government to condemn Turkey’s invasion of Syria 2019-10-12 [Unite the union]

ETUC condemns Turkish invasion threat and calls on EU to end migration deal 2019-10-08 [ETUC]

BWI Affiliates in Turkey Support the Youth-Led Global Climate Strike 2019-10-03 [BWI]

Khashoggi : A year without justice 2019-10-02 [IFJ]

'I am Domestic Worker Rukiye Şimşek, I Died by Falling from the Window' 2019-09-24 [Bianet]

TARIM ORMAN-IS holds a panel on the environment 2019-09-24 [BWI]

Koop-is Union reaches first collective agreement in the Turkish fast-fashion sector 2019-09-23 [UNI Global Union]

Mission to Turkey: press freedom remains in crisis 2019-09-16 [EFJ]

Supreme Court affirms AGAC-IS’ right to collective bargaining at Kronospan Turkey 2019-09-11 [BWI]

At least seven journalists detained by police for reporting on the protests against trustees 2019-08-25 [EFJ]

Reinstate Dismissed Turkish Municipal Workers in Bolu 2019-08-13 [PSI]

Turkish glassworkers on strike over long-standing union busting 2019-08-09 [IndustriALL]

Court imposes access block on news portals 2019-08-07 [EFJ]

Gold mine protested by unions and NGOs 2019-08-06 [soL]

International Solidarity with Dismissed Municipal Workers in Aliaga  ActNOW!  2019-08-01 [DISK]

Reinstate Municipal Workers in Aliağa  ActNOW!  2019-07-30 [PSI]

Union picket at Spanish packaging company in Turkey enters ninth week 2019-07-27 [IndustriALL]

Minumum wage in Turkey is not enough for wage-earners - Türk-İş 2019-07-26 [Ahval]

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