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The International Metalworkers’ Federation and the European Metalworkers’ Federation are calling on Sinter Metal Imalat Sanayi A.Ş to immediately reinstate unjustly dismissed workers, stop violations of rights to freedom of association and collective bargaining, and start negotiations with the union, Birlesik Metal-IS, leading to a fair and just resolution.
Rights abuses in Turkey, Mexico, Belarus, Swaziland and Zimbabwe numbered among the 25 cases regarding compliance with ILO Conventions and the rights of workers that were examined by the tripartite Committee on the Application of Standards at the International Labour Organization's annual International Labour Conference in June 2011.Jun 16, 2011
ICEM affiliate Petrol-İş seeks to pre-empt an auto-parts rubber manufacturer from challenging a majority of workers in their right to collective bargaining. Standard Profil, a maker of rubber weather-sealing devices, met a public campaign last week by the union in the northern Anatolian city of Düzce, where the company operates its biggest factory.Mar 28, 2011
Companies affiliated to the Metal Product Industrialists' Association (MESS) are the target of a massive strike launch by IMF affiliate, Birlesik Metal-Is, whose members are fighting for improved wages and working conditions in the metal industry.Mar 24, 2011