Turkey -Union busting at Egger Group -March 12, 2015

Large scale union busting practices at Roma Plastic, the Gebze plant of the subsidiary of Egger Group. Unions members offered bonuses to leave the union.

Trade unions report large scale union busting practices at Roma Plastic, the Gebze plant of the subsidiary of Austrian building materials manufacturer Egger Group. Management is reportedly offering unions members bonuses if they leave the union and 14 activists have been fired. The union busting activities only intensified after Lastik-Is union received the necessary certificate to represent the plant’s workers from the Ministry of Labour and Social Security. Asked by international and European trade union confederations to help, Egger Group headquarters in Austria responded it views the issue as a local problem.

English: http://www.industriall-union.org/egger-group-continues-union-busting ...  

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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