For the record: “Workers’ struggle for rights in Turkey: 17 thousand workers, 108 strikes in 2 months

“I haven’t gone to the cinema, seen a theater play or attended a concert for two years,” says a worker from the Yemeksepeti online food delivery company, speaking to the Labor Studies Community and daily Evrensel for their report.
Migros warehouse workers have celebrated it with folk dances that their protests for their rights have ended in their favor. Workers’ lawyer Ünder says that their struggle marks an unforgettable resistance in the history of Turkey’s working class.
The Warehouse, Port, Dock and Maritime Workers Union (DGD-SEN) has announced that an agreement has been reached with the employer regarding the wage increase and premiums of Migros warehouse workers.
Hit by spiraling inflation, electricity bills have doubled for households and businesses in only a month.
Germany-based Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) Association has shared the findings of a recent survey: 48 percent of young people say that “they don’t trust the President at all”, nearly 73 percent would live abroad if they had the opportunity.

Why Gen Z Is A Real Threat To Erdogan’s Grip On Power In Turkey – Worldcrunch

In 2013, Gezi Park protests spread across the whole of Turkey and the young generation found its voice. Michael Bunel/Nurphoto/ZUMAPRESS.com.

 

 

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