Turkey -107-day strike at Tate & Lyle comes to an end -June 26, 2012

On 20 June trade union Tekgida-Is and the management of amylum starch corporation Tate & Lyle in Adana reached a settlement on wages and social benefits. The agreement comes after a 107 day strike that received support from international unions, whose affiliates were urged to send letters to Tate & Lyle requesting a proper social dialogue. It is the first time that workers at Tate & Lyle Ardana managed to significantly improve wages and working conditions through collective bargaining.

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