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IndustriALL slams ban on Turkish glass workers’ strike

27 June, 2014In a blatant act of oppression, the Turkish government has banned a strike by 6,000 glass workers under the pretext that it breaches health and safety and national security.

Turkey: angry coal miners protest against privatization

14 July, 2016Thousands of miners, politicians, NGOs and communities demonstrated against government attempts to privatize and close hard coal pits in the Zonguldak region in Turkey today. 

IndustriALL campaign contributes to Mulberry supplier agreement but struggle continues

22 October, 2015SF Leather, the Turkish supplier of high-end handbag brand Mulberry has agreed to drop its court cases against a number of workers who joined the Deriteks trade union. IndustriALL Global Union campaigned for a Mulberry intervention to stop union busting at its supplier.

Turkey: Deva Continues to Sicken Union Members with More Dismissals

24 September, 2014IndustriALL Global Union’s Turkish affiliate Petrol-Is keeps campaigning against wild union busting engaged by pharmaceutical manufacturer Deva Holding. The count of the dismissed workers reached 24, sacked simply for signing up with the union.

Crown continues union busting in Turkey and Canada

22 September, 2014Crown Holdings wants to replace three-quarters of its workers that are members of IndustriALL affiliate United Steelworkers (USW) even if they settle a year-long labour dispute.

‘Take-Backs no more’ campaign targets Carnival Cruises CEO

16 January, 2014IndustriALL and its affiliates give full support to the new phase of the campaign led by United Steelworkers against Arnold Donald, CEO of Carnival Cruises and director of Crown Holdings for an extreme antiunion behaviour.

Georg Fischer consistently spurns union rights in Turkey

3 April, 2014IndustriALL Global Union repeatedly calls on Swiss-based multinational company Georg Fischer to put an end to violations of union rights in Turkey and demands immediate reinstatement of 37 dismissed workers.

Turkish unions discuss social dialogue and EU integration

25 September, 2013IndustriALL Global Union together with industriAll European Trade Union joined representatives of Turkish trade unions on 19 and 20 September 2013 to discuss issues related to social dialogue in Turkey as well as country’s integration in the European Union.

Inditex GFA in new phase with pilot project in Turkey

9 May, 2013IndustriALL Global Union’s global framework agreement (GFA) with the Spanish-based world’s largest garment retailer Inditex has entered into a new phase of implementation in Turkey through a pilot project bringing together worker and management representatives from supplier factories with training sessions.

Thousands protest against Crown Holdings

11 October, 2013Trade unions across the globe express their solidarity with the locked out workers of Crown Holdings, the U.S. based multinational, tramping unabashedly on workers’ rights in Canada and Turkey.