Workers have stopped working due to bad working conditions and occupational homicides at the 3rd Airport whose construction continues in İstanbul. As the work stoppage turned into a collective movement, gendarmerie intervened in the workers in the morning hours.
Attacking the workers with pepper gas, worker representatives, the gendarmerie teams, sub-governor and Executive Board Chair and Director General of İGA, which is the employer company, Kadri Samsumlu organized a meeting to hear the demands.
According to information provided by Construction Work Union Responsible for Organization Deniz Gider, the employers agreed with the demands but didn’t give assurance to worker representatives.
Demands of the workers are:
-The workers who joined the protest won’t be fired.
-Those who were fired without being informed will be reinstated.
-Shuttle problem will be solved.
-Full wage will be put into bank account, it will not be paid in person.
-Workers and foremen will eat at the same dining hall.
-The İGA officials responsible for the problems will be discharged.
-Demands will be read out in front of the press.
-Occupational homicides will be resolved.
-Bonus will be paid in bairams.
-Workers will be given working clothes.
-Salary of workers who haven't been paid for 6 months will be paid. (HA/TK)
Workers Stage Protest at 3rd Airport, Gendarmerie Intervene In 14 September 2018Workers have initiated protest due to bad working conditions at the 3rd Airport ...
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