Turkey - Agreement in metal industry after strike - January 31, 2020

Strike action by over 2,000 workers in Turkey has paid off as union Birle§ik Metal i§ won a major victory in securing a better deal for metalworkers. Some 2,200 workers at three companies and 13 plants across Turkey began strike action on 20 January. A breakthrough came following talks on 23 January between union representatives and management. The companies finally increased their offer and reached an agreement that will increase workers’ wages, social benefits and overtime pay, as well as provide other benefits.

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