Turkey - Victory for wood workers - February 28, 2019

The Supreme Court affirmed the right of the Turkish Wood and Paper Industry Workers Union AGAC-IS to bargain collectively with SFC Integrated Wood Products (SFC). AGAC-IS initiated an organising campaign back in 2012 with which they managed to organise a majority of the SFC workers. Although they hereby met the criteria to have the right to collective bargaining SFC management tried to prevent the union from doing their work. SFC even fired 40 union members to prevent that AGAC-IS would meet the official criteria for the right to bargain collectively.

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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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