During the strike in İzmir Suburban System Inc. (İZBAN), the employer withdrew the average 26 percent hike suggestion after the workers' decision to continue the strike. Stating that the İZBAN management is lying, the workers said, "We are ready for an agreement if we will see the numbers they recommend at the cash machine every month."
In the statement made by the İZBAN administration, it was stated that the average of 17 percent hike was proposed with an increase of 4 points compared to the first proposal, provided that the strike lasted for 26 days was "terminated immediately", but the Railway-İş Union decided to continue the strike. İZBAN management announced that it withdrew the offer.
İZBAN's statement on social media is as follows:
VIDEO FROM İZBAN WORKERS
Railroad-İş Union İZBAN workplace representative Ahmet Güler addressed the Izmir public in his video response. Stating that the İZBAN management has lied, Güler said, "If these figures announced by İZBAN management will be fully deposited in the cash dispenser every month, we are ready to make an agreement." - News Left
Güler's explanations are as follows: