Turkey -Health care dispute on unionisation -January 19, 2015

A dispute in the Maltepe University Hospital over working conditions, the use of subcontractors and poor pay has escalated and led to the dismissal of workers that started a unionisation campaign.

A dispute in the Maltepe University Hospital over working conditions, the use of subcontractors and poor pay has escalated and led to the dismissal of workers that started a unionisation campaign. The trade unions have the impression that the government is looking to break the power of independent unions and enable the growth of what they call a ‘Republic of Subcontractors’ with work being increasingly assigned to underpaid, overworked contractor labourers whose employers are subject to few regulatory checks in their frenetic rush for profit.

English: http://www.equaltimes.org/turkey-hospital-workers-unite ...  

http://www.world-psi.org/en/turkey-psi-general-secretary-meets-dismissed-health-care ...  


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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