Bargaining for increase in civil servants' wages postponed

Turkey's labor and social security minister said on Thursday that collective bargaining regarding increase in civil servants' wages would take place after a legal study.

Bargaining for increase in civil servants' wages postponed

Turkey's labor and social security minister said on Thursday that collective bargaining regarding increase in civil servants' wages would take place after a legal study.

Labor & Social Security Minister Faruk Celik met chairmen of confederations of civil servants and assessed use of collective bargaining right.

Celik said they discussed what kind of changes would take place after constitutional change on Law regarding Public Officials Trade Union, "we had a fruitful meeting and we agreed on postponement," he said.

Celik said no collective bargaining would take place on August 15 as it had been in the past.

"Technical delegations will convene on August 8 and launch a study for necessary legal preparations," he said.

Celik said views of three confederations and the labor & social security ministers would again be assessed at the end of August or beginning of September.

He said they would submit an arrangement regarding collective bargaining process to the Council of Ministers in the second half of September.

Union of Civil Servants (Memur-Sen) chairman Ahmet Gundogdu said collective bargaining talks ended from now on.

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