World Bulletin / News Desk
An agreement was reached on Tuesday in collective bargaining talks between the Turkish government and labor unions.
The deal foresees 4 percent in first and second six months, and an increase of 3 percent in third and fourth six months.
Negotiations between Turk-Is Union and government have been bargaining for salary hikes for 185 thousand public sector workers in 2013-2014.
For workers, Turk-Is had demanded an "inflation+2 points" increase in 2nd 3rd and 4th six months periods and 10% increase for first six months.