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Turkey minimum wage Turkish left calls minimum wage hike insufficient

After months of negotiations and protests, the right-wing AKP government announced on Thursday that the minimum wage will increase next year to 4,250 Turkish Lira from the current 2,850 Turkish Lira. This is against the unions’ demand of a minimum wage of at least 5,200 Turkish Lira

Workers Rally - Turkey 1 Massive workers’ mobilization in Turkey demands fair minimum wage

In a massive rally in Istanbul called by the Confederation of Revolutionary Trade Unions (DiSK), workers demanded an increase in the minimum wage in the country to at least 5,200 Turkish Lira (USD 358.80) in order to meet their basic needs

Turkey workers' protest Trade unions in Turkey call for demonstrations demanding revision in minimum wage

The Confederation of Progressive Trade Unions of Turkey has said that the current national minimum wage is not sufficient for workers to meet their basic needs amid rising prices and an economic crisis intensified by the COVID-19 pandemic

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