Turkey -Collective agreement for DHL workers -April 23, 2014

After 2.5 years of negotiations, trade union TUMTIS and DHL management have concluded a collective agreement. The long struggle, which was backed by a number of international unions, started picking up speed at TUMTIS was recognised as the lawful union of choice for DHL Turkey Supply Chain staff in November 2013.

After 2.5 years of negotiations, trade union TUMTIS and DHL management have concluded a collective agreement. The long struggle, which was backed by a number of international unions, started picking up speed at TUMTIS was recognised as the lawful union of choice for DHL Turkey Supply Chain staff in November 2013. In April 2014, a nationwide collective agreement was reached that secures pay rises between 32 and 46 percent. The agreement provides DHL worker with social security and assistance with family education and at times of marriage, maternity and death in the family. The collective agreement regulates the use of subcontracting and 750 subcontracted employees will become permanent employees.

English: http://www.itfglobal.org/press-area/index.cfm/pressdetail/10388

 

For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the communications officer at the ETUI, Mariya Nikolova mnikolova@etui.org. For previous issues of the Collective bargaining newsletter please visit http://www.etui.org/E-Newsletters/Collective-bargaining-newsletter. You may find further information on the ETUI at www.etui.org, and on the AIAS at www.uva-aias.net.


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