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Turkey: IndustriALL repeats its call for full democracy as crackdown on fundamental rights escalates

18 August, 2016In the wake of the failed coup in Turkey on 15 July 2016, a state of emergency was declared, leading to an unacceptable crackdown on democratic rights.

Turkish workers strike at union busting Korean company Hyosung

22 August, 2016IndustriALL affiliate DİSK/Tekstil takes action against union busting South Korean company.

Women demand more space in Turkish unions

13 May, 2020A deep mapping exercise of women's structures and activities inside IndustriALL Global Union’s Turkish affiliates reveals the need for more space in membership and leadership of the unions.

MTN Plastik in Turkey sacks 26 union members

10 June, 2020With a mass dismissal and threat of continuing to sack more trade union supporters, MTN Plastik is attacking its employees for joining IndustriALL affiliate Lastik-Is, a member of DISK national center.

International trade unions show solidarity with Turkish workers

11 May, 2017IndustriALL has taken part in a high-level mission to Turkey to hear first-hand from trade unions, politicians and civil society groups living under increasing repression in the country. 

IndustriALL denounces attacks in Turkey and Ivory Coast

15 March, 2016IndustriALL Global Union strongly condemns the recent terrorist attacks in Turkey and Ivory Coast and sends its heartfelt sympathies to the families of those killed in the assaults on Sunday.

Crown Holdings urged to commit to OECD guidelines

18 January, 2016In its final statement, the U.S. National contact point (USNCP) for the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, recommends that Crown Holdings, Inc. should “explicitly commit itself to implementing the Guidelines” to ensure workers’ rights are respected.

Turkey: Renault dismisses workers using police violence instead of upholding commitments

2 March, 2016The last few days have seen violent clashes between the police and dismissed workers, peacefully protesting to get their jobs back and the right to organize at car manufacturer Renault’s Turkish plant Oyak in the city of Bursa.  

Renault blacklisted by Swedish investment bank

13 June, 2017Following labour violations at the Renault Oyak plant in Bursa, Turkey, major Swedish bank SEB has blacklisted the French auto manufacturer, referring to events in February last year when local management used police to forcefully remove protestors.

Global unions back reinstatement of Hungarian union leader

18 January, 2017IndustriALL Global Union is demanding the reinstatement of a union leader after she was illegally sacked for her trade union activities at an automotive supplier in Hungary.