Unions strike over collective agreement, union rights and intimidation

Turkey
Public sector unions in the KESK confederation took strike action across the country on 21 December. They had a range of demands including ensuring the right to strike and to take part in collective bargaining. The unions were also calling for the end to the harassment and arrest of their members and activists as well as basic demands for decent work and better pensions. [Read more at > Hurriyet news website (EN)->http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/health-workers-employees-in-public-sector-hold-day-strike.aspx?pageID=238&nID=9743&NewsCatID=341] [And at > KESK (TK)-> http://www.kesk.org.tr/node/815]

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