Turkey - Strike at olive factory to protest dismissal of unionized co-workers - November 30, 2018

After the dismissal of 7 workers as punishment for their union activities at an olive factory in the province of Izmir, workers organised protests and went on strike. Members of the Confederation of Progressive Trade Unions of Turkey (Disk) labour federation-affiliated food workers’ union formed a picket line at the gates of the Taris factory for the 13th day in a row and said they would fight for their union rights.

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