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40 news in the category "Labour" ordered by date

Action against UPS at 154 countries

LaborWorld interviewed Turkey's Road Transport Union's (TÜMTİS) President Kenan Öztürk about resistance against UPS as well as other important issues that are recently on the political

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UPS: We will never give up

It's like this: Organizing a union in Turkey requires preparation akin to that of a hostile corporate takeover.

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It's not fate; it's 100% crime!

The Office of Inspection of the Ministry of Labor and Social Security released its report on the investigation into the May 17th mine explosion in Zonguldak.

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Slowdown strike at PTT

PTT(Turkey’s Postal Authority) workers, members of the Union of the Press and Communication Employees, (Haber Sen), will have a slowdown strike on July 20 to draw

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Half a lemon: 10 years in prison

Dogan Ekinci was detained last year for the charges of participating in an illegal rally in Cizre. Half of a lemon found in his pocket was

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Labor ministry says UPS employer is unfair

This past week, the Istanbul regional office of Turkey Labor Ministry investigated a UPS worker’s request about severance pay, and decided that he deserved the severance

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Strike if no collective bargaining agreement!

Workers of the Kadikoy Municipality, also members of the Genel-Is Union, have started a strike since their talks with the governor of Kadikoy, Selami Ozturk, did

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Support comes from Germany and Austria for the UPS Workers

NGG Union from Germany, OGB/Vida Union from Austria, and a member of the parliament from Germany made a visit to the transshipment center of UPS in

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ITF demands action from Prime Minister on UPS

The International Transport Workers Federation (ITF) wrote a letter to Prime Minister Tayyip Erdoğan condeming UPS' massive abuses of workers rights in Turkey.

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Police attacked UPS workers (Video)

On the 62nd day of their resistance, fired UPS workers have been attacked by the police. UPS workers had been fired because they joined TÜMTİS.

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World Young Workers’ Gathering started!

3rd World Young Workers’ Gathering which’s organized by TAREM, DİSK and Türk-İş has begun in Seferihisar, İzmir. The gathering will continue through June, 27th with the

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Workers staged a sit down strike

After waiting for an hour in front of the Assembly, protester workers were able to enter into the parliament with the efforts of BDP deputy Sırrı

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Global delivery unions support the TÜMTİS struggle

UPS’ anti-union campaign against TÜMTİS continues, as global delivery unions support the TÜMTİS struggle.

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28 miners found dead

According to the Minister Yıldız, 28 of them found dead, 2 other miners are still missing and the rescue efforts are continuing at the mine at

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Anti-union acts in UPS

The American shipping company, UPS, that carries on business over 200 countries, discharged workers in Turkey on account of the fact that they were the members

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If there is no road, there is no traffic

With bewilderment, I’ve navigated my way through Turkey, and for as long as I’ve been here people have explained to me, “it’s the Turkish way.”

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Long live May 1st!

This year the day to celebrate all those who work was declared an official holiday in Turkey. This, in itself, represents a great victory!

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Labour Day in Taksim: More than 200,000

Once a place that Turkish authorities locked up for May Day celebrations of last years, more than 200.000 people gathered Saturday in Taksim Square and celebrated

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Three Turkish cities to host labor films for festival

Istanbul, Ankara and İzmir are preparing to host the fifth International Labor Films Festival in lots of venues.

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Confederations formed a common Labour Day declaration

Confederations of workers formed a common 1st of May manifestation. Common demands took place in the manifestation and “peace, liberty, democracy and life without exploitation coercion”

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