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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)
LONDON - Agence France-Presse
London Underground drivers walked out yesterday in a row over pay, threatening disruption for shoppers at the start of the post-Christmas sales and football fans hoping to catch a festive fixture.
MILAN - Agence France-Presse
Italian civil servants including hospital workers went on strike Monday to protest against the austerity plan...
ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily News
The number of occupational deaths rose from 877 in 2002 to 1,444 in 2010. The reasons behind the steep...
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Murat Şahin - ISTANBUL / Hürriyet
Some 451 stranded Turkish construction workers celebrated their return to Turkey late Dec. 15 after the end of their ordeal in Chechnya, where they had been stranded without pay for months.
LONDON - Reuters
British Treasury minister Danny Alexander on Tuesday said the government had reached a tentative deal on pension reform with most public sector unions.
Turkey’s British Side Language School has geared up to offer tailor-made English language courses for students who might not want to enroll in the school’s more traditional classes.
BRUSSELS - Agence France-Presse
Belgium’s public sector workers went on strike yesterday to protest a pension reform plan as the latest anti-austerity movement...
The Turkish Statistical Institute (TÜİK) announced the unemployment rate was down 2.5 points to 8.8 percent year-on-year in September 2011.
EREĞLİ, Zonguldak - Anatolia News Agency
Turkish miners in the northwestern province of Zonguldak went on strike yesterday, claiming that their employers have refused to improve working conditions.
‘A country cannot progress without women,’ according to Family Minister Fatma Şahin, who says the government tries to encourage women’s employment.
PARIS - Agence France-Presse
Passengers faced delays at Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris and cancellations at Lyon on yesterday as a strike by security workers during the busy holiday season continued for a fourth day.
ISTANBUL - Agence France-Presse
Turkey's unemployment rate dropped to 8.8 percent in the three months to October from 11.3 percent in the same period last year, official data showed on Thursday.