Category Archives: 2023 Turkey

Turkey: Unions mark IWMD and decry alarming number of work-related deaths

BWI affiliates AGAC-IS, CIMSE-IS, ORMAN-IS and TARIM ORMAN-IS, under the umbrella of the Turkish Union of Road, Construction and Building Workers (YOL-IS), gathered in Ankara, Türkiye on 25 April to mark this year’s International Workers’ Memorial Day. The trade unions decried the alarming number of work-related deaths in industries where they operate, and raised awareness on the International Labour Organisation’s (ILO) adoption of occupational health and safety as a fundamental right of workers. #IWMD23 #MakeItHappen

Turkey: Construction unions are pressing to realise the right of safety and health at work

BWI affiliates  Yol-Is and Tarim Orman are organising a 28 April  meeting dedicated to workers safety and health as fundamental human right.