Turkey - Dismissed workers protest in front of headquarter - September 30, 2018

A delegation of trade unionists and workers, dismissed from Yves Rocher’s Flormar factory, visited the ILO in Geneva and the company headquarter in Paris. The delegation demonstrated outside a Yves Rocher store in central Geneva, where they were joined by representatives of global and local unions, NGOs and Turkish opposition political parties. After the demonstration, a meeting was held at the ILO to highlight the violation of Convention 87 on the right to freedom of association. The next day, the delegation travelled to the company office in Paris, where they were joined for a demonstration. A petition got massive support.

Read on: in English …   The petition: in French …

For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers or Sanne van der Gaag, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the Head of communications at the ETUI, Willy De Backer wdebacker@etui.org © ETUI


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