Minister says Turkey to give more rights to unions

Turkey's labor minister defined on Monday a regulation on unions and organization as a new beginning.

Minister says Turkey to give more rights to unions
Turkish Labor & Social Affairs Minister Faruk Celik said that the regulation lifting the obstacles before unions and right to organization as the beginning of a new and more liberal era.

"ILO standards and documents of the European Union (EU), United Nations (UN) and European Commission are a basis for us when fulfilling reforms regarding labor and union rights and right to organization," Celik said during the 97th session of the International Labor Conference (ILO) to be held in Geneva, Switzerland.

Celik said that there were some areas in which ILO might take more active role, and wished that the organization would take such a role in protecting the rights of immigrants.

The ILO is the tripartite UN agency that brings together governments, employers and workers of its member states in common action to promote decent work throughout the world.


Güncelleme Tarihi: 10 Haziran 2008, 13:16