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Metal workers in Turkey fight for union recognition

30 July, 2012IndustriALL Global Union supports Birlesik Metal-Is in its fight for union recognition at Ceha BüroMobilyalari, a metal furniture factory in the city of Kayseri, where the union organized a big majority of the 800 employees.

Turkish Parliament debates union legislation without genuine rights

9 October, 2012IndustriALL sends letter of protest as the Grand National Assembly of Turkey is considering a draft Collective Labour Relations’ Act that replaces two laws in vigour despite criticism from the global union movement and the International Labour Organization (ILO).

Turkish unions unite to build power in auto industry

14 December, 2020A workshop on 8-9 December brought together participants from IndustriALL’s three Turkish affiliates in the metal sector, Türk Metal, Özçelik-İş and Birleşik metal-İş, as well as from the US, France, Italy and Germany, to discuss using global framework agreements and other international instruments as tools for organizing. 

Struggle continues for ISMACO and DESA workers in Turkey

28 February, 2013On 23 February, the Leather Workers’ Union of Turkey, an affiliate of IndustriALL Global Union, gathered in protest of the continuing union busting at the leather factory, DESA and the textile factory, ISMACO.

ISMACO still violating fundamental worker rights in Turkey

9 May, 2013IndustriALL Global Union’s Turkish affiliate Deri-Is has struggled for union recognition at ISMACO producing for luxury Italian brand Ermenegildo Zegna since late 2012. But the company’s local management, despite all constructive efforts, persistently continues to violate fundamental worker rights.

Justice for workers after May Day clashes in Turkey

16 May, 2013On May Day peaceful demonstration of workers on Taksim Square of Istanbul was violently broke up by the police, IndustriALL demands proper investigation of the case.

12,000 Turkish textile workers on strike

15 August, 2013IndustriALL Global Union’s Turkish affiliate Textile, Knitting and Clothing Industry Workers’ Union, Teksif, has gone on strike as of 15 August after sectorial level negotiations with the Turkish Textile Employers’ Federation have failed. The old agreement expired on April 1, 2013.

Brax “Feels Good” over labour rights violations at Lafem in Turkey

15 April, 2014IndustriALL Global Union and IG Metall call on German textile brand Brax to play instrumental role to stem labour rights violations in its major supplier Lafem in Turkey.

Crown campaign finds support in Italy and France

13 May, 2014The representatives of the USW Local 9176 members leading a heroic fight in Toronto, Canada against the food and beverage package producer multinational Crown Holdings rendered a visit of solidarity to their colleagues working for the company factories in Italy and France.

Deva Holdings must stop attacking its workers in Turkey

6 November, 2014IndustriALL Global Union is campaigning against the third largest pharmaceutical company in Turkey, Deva Holdings. The multinational company is guilty of union busting the IndustriALL affiliate Petrol-Is.