Turkey -Settlement brings an end to 43-day strike -August 08, 2014

Workers at a Kimberly Clark plant reached a settlement after two particularly major demands of the strikers were accepted by the local management. Particular regulations have been made for lower-wage earners which has brought more equality in wage scales.

Workers at a Kimberly Clark plant reached a settlement after two particularly major demands of the strikers were accepted by the local management. With the new collective agreement, notice periods have been substantially increased which trade union Tümka-Is considers a remarkable step forward towards job security. The union members also gained high wage increases. Particular regulations have been made for lower-wage earners which has brought more equality in wage scales.

English: http://www.industriall-union.org/kimberly-clark-workers-in-turkey-end ...   

 

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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