İZBAN and Metro Workers Perform New Year's Event in Strike Field

izban and subway workers made a yearly event in the strike area 1
izban and subway workers made a yearly event in the strike area 1

İZBAN workers who will go on strike in the new year, together with their families and employees of İzmir Metro made a New Year's event in Alsancak Station.

The strike in İZBAN, one of the most important transportation networks in İzmir, reached its third week. 10, which is a joint venture of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality and TCDD, has started due to low wage offer.

The workers of IZBAN, who is a member of the railway, will be on strike in 2019. Workers in the Alsancak Station, as well as workers from the same union in the same time joined the workers of the Metro and Tram workers.

Metro and tram workers shared the new year's packages that they gave to the Metropolitan with İZBAN workers. At the event, workers were shouting slogans ”İZBAN-Metro hand in hand, general strike ene, ız Resistance will be won“ and ve İZBAN worker symbol of resistance Etkinlik. The workers offered a new year wishes in fighting each other.


Hüseyin Ervüz, Head of the Izmir Branch of the Turkish Railroad-Business Union, stated that this solidarity between İZBAN and Metro would increase further in the following days and said:

Ecek We say that the union of the workers will defeat the capital. This resistance that has already begun, I'm guessing the working class of Turkey may be the best example to bring the voice of the actions will be held in the next few days. One of the best examples of this solidarity is that Metro AŞ. This solidarity will increase in the coming days. Bu


Celal Dağaşan, the Branch Manager of Demiryol-İş, emphasized that the workers were with them and said, in Our employer receives and gives us every Christmas gift package. We wanted to give this new Christmas gift box to our friends. We've been around since the first days. We'il be with them until the last moment. İZBAN and Metro are brothers. We wish a year in which workers can achieve their rights without strikes. Biz


IZBAN'da mechanic, technician, technician, station operator, the box office employee 343 workers are on strike. 6 4 for months. The 63 clause of the 24 clause in the collective bargaining agreement has not been reached until now. The members of the Railway-Work Union demand 28 and 34, together with social rights, on the base fees for the first year.

İZBAN management offers a percentage raise of 26, including all social benefits. Against the demand of workers' bonuses to be gradually raised from 22 to 85, İZBAN bureaucrats imposed 112 day bonuses. The demands for driving and shift compensation, which are among the workers' demands, could not be agreed. (Source: Universal)

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