Railway employees today dropped all business in Turkey. While the workers demanded the withdrawal of the bill for the privatization of the TCDD, TCDD found it to be 'unfair' and announced that it would work to ensure that the expeditions were not interrupted.
railway workers strike today in Turkey ... Turkey State Railways (TCDD), protesting the draft law envisages the privatization of thousands of railway workers launched action to leave a day job. Workers protesting the Draft Law on the Liberalization of Railways want the bill to be withdrawn.
'THE PRIVATE SECTOR WILL GO TO THE MONITORING'
Yavuz Demirkol, the chairman of the Unions of Unions Transport Association, claimed that the project aimed to privatize the railways under the name of liberalization and to give the private sector a monopoly.
TCDD: NO RIGHTS
After the strike decision, TCDD made a statement on its website. TCDD criticized the action by saying 'it has no legal basis and justified justification' and announced that it would do its best to prevent train management from interrupting. TCDD also defended the draft law by declaring that unions offer groundless grounds such as 'railways are being privatized, employees are victimized, railways are drawn to global capital'.