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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
A western Indian state has agreed to write off loans to farmers estimated to be worth nearly $5 billion after 11 days of protests that have strangled supplies to the country’s financial capital, Mumbai.
The number of employed women in Turkey decreased 40,000 in November 2016 compared to the same month of 2015, according to a new report prepared by the Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey (TEPAV).
Turkey’s unemployment rate rose to 11.8 percent in October 2016 marking the highest such rate since March 2010, when it hit 12.8 percent, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) announced on Jan. 16
Some 103,000 new jobs were created in Turkey between Feb. 1 and 20 after the government started a campaign to boost employment, according to sources from the Labor and Social Security Ministry.
Hacer Boyacıoğlu - ANKARA
Grandmothers who look after their grandchildren while their parents are at work will be offered financial support in a pilot project, Labor Minister Mehmet Müezzinoğlu has said.
Turkey’s unemployment rate will fall to single digit figures by the end of 2017 thanks to a number of plans to boost employment, Labor and Social Security Minister Mehmet Müezzinoğlu has claimed.
Some 6,087 workers have been killed on the job in the last five years in Turkey, according to Confederation of Merchants and Craftsmen (TESK) chair Bendevi Palandöken
BERLIN - The Associated Press
German airline Lufthansa has struck a deal to solve a bitter labor dispute with pilots that over five years has cost it an estimated half a billion dollars and more than a dozen strikes.
Women will be able to work part-time for six years after childbirth in most sectors, according to a new regulation
SANTIAGO - Agence France-Presse
Workers at the world’s top copper mine, BHP Billiton’s Escondida in Chile, launched what they vowed would be a “long and hard” strike on Feb. 9, causing jitters on world commodity markets.
İZMİR - Doğan News Agency
A total of 340 workers from İZBAN, a commuter rail system connecting the western province of İzmir’s suburban area to the metropolitan area, went on strike on Nov. 8 due to disputes in collective bargaining talks with their employers
Turkey’s real estate sector is expected to see more than $1 billion in additional revenue in 2017 after a move to give citizenship to some foreigners who buy and hold Turkish property, a senior economy official told Reuters
The Turkish Lira hit a record low against the dollar and stocks tumbled more than 3 percent to a three month low following the overnight detention of 12 lawmakers and leaders of the Kurdish issue-focused Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP)