(3 October 2018) EPSU affiliated unions in KESK and DISK have organized a half-day work stoppage taking place in Izmir, Turkey today 3 October.
The strike calls for the reinstatement of workers who have been dismissed under Turkeys situation, the government has acted in an arbitrary manner. They are protesting the outsourcing policies and want workers to be employed directly by the municipality. Unions argue for a pay increase for those earning minimum wage. These widespread dismissals are having a massive impact on the lives of the families of hundreds of thousands of public service workers.
EPSU very much hopes that your action will help lead to the reinstatement of workers who have been treated so unfairly.
EPSU sends its support to all those striking in Turkey and has sent a solidarity letter.