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Aliaga Municipality in Turkey is dismissing trade union members

The Aliaga Municipality of Izmir, Turkey, is dismissing trade union members without any legal basis.

In addition to dismissals, the newly elected mayor is also forcing workers to resign from their union and to join another one.

Those workers have been affiliated to the DISK/Genel-Is Union for more than twenty years.

The number of dismissals recently reached 187 workers.

The workers have been picketing for more than two months.

They demand reinstatement -- and respect for trade union rights and freedoms.

An online campaign in support of that demand has just been launched by Public Services International (PSI), the European Federation of Public Service Unions (EPSU), the Confederation of progressive Trade Unions of Turkey (DISK), and Genel-Is - the Public Services Employees Union of Turkey.

Please take a moment to show your support
https://www.labourstartcampaigns.net/show_campaign.cgi?c=4174

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