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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
One million women in Turkey have quit their jobs over the five-year period from 2010-2015 as a result of the duties bound to childcare, in addition to 112,000 others who have quit their jobs to care for the elderly, according to a study by the Turkish Enterprise and Business Confederation (TÜRKONFED)
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.
Hacer Boyacıoğlu - ANKARA
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)
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
More than 1.5 million small and medium-sized companies (SMEs) are now able to hire temporary workers rather than employ permanent workers due to a new regulation enacted as part of a controversial flexible labor act, daily Habertürk reported Oct. 14
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 rose to 10.2 percent in June with a 0.6 percentage point year-on-year increase, data from the Turkish Statistics Institute (TÜİK) has showed
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
ISTANBUL - Reuters
Muna Awwal wants to go to school. But she needs to go to work Muna says she is 10 years old. Nine, corrects her father, Mahmud, as they sit in the family’s second-floor flat in Istanbul’s textile district