Transportation Officer-Sen held a regional organization meeting in Erzurum. Provincial Representatives and TCDD employees from Erzurum, Erzincan, Kars, Ardahan, Iğdır and Ağrı, with the organization of Transportation Officer-Sen President Kenan Çalışkan and Deputy Chairman Mehmet Yıldırım, as well as Erzurum Branch President Hasan Turan and Press members attended.
Upon the uncertainties about the restructuring process of the Railways and their concerns about the railway workers conveyed to the President Çalışkan, Çalışkan informed the Railway employees and Press members about the issue.
As a union, we have job security for the civil servant
Speaking about the questions of railway employees, Transport Officer-Sen President Kenan Çalışkan said, “With the Railway Liberalization Law No. 2013 adopted in 6461, a restructuring was made in the railways at that time. We see that the same scenarios that were spoken in 2013 are now spoken again. Transportation Officer-Sen is the job security of the Officer today, as it was in 2013, he said.
Çalışkan stated that the Civil Service regime in Railways cannot be abolished, Transport Officer-Sen will not hesitate to use its power from production for the rights of Railways if necessary, saying, “For this reason, the planned configuration should be planned in a way that does not compromise the job security and acquired rights of Railways. Underlining the words “Railroaders' Job Security is Our Red Line”, Çalışkan also said, “Civil Servants and Workers have been working side by side in TCDD for 164 years. This form of employment should be continued intact ”, he said.
Our negotiations with political and bureaucratic channels continue
President Çalışkan said that they held a meeting with the General Managers of the relevant institutions at the Ministry of Transport as the union management, met with Presidency Chief Advisor Vedat Bilgin and Transport Minister Adil Karaismailoğlu and Personnel General Manager Leyla Akıncı, Ak Party Deputy Chairman Numan Kurtulmuş and Labor Minister Zehra Zümrüt Selçuk. He also stated that they gave information in the company of Memur-Sen Chairman Ali Yalçın, and that they brought the issue to the agenda in the KPDK meeting held with the Minister of Labor the previous week, and that they conveyed the concerns of the employees to the interlocutors in all meetings.
Çalışkan also stated that the railway employees convey their concerns and demands to them at all meetings throughout the country, and that the employees have a duty to convey their concerns and demands to the Political and Bureaucratic authorities, in order to protect the work security of the railway personnel and not to compromise their acquired rights, the political and bureaucratic authorities will continue to achieve results. He stated that the negotiations will continue until.
After the meeting, Erzurum Branch President Hasan Turan delivered the membership forms of the new members who joined the Transportation Officer-Sen family to the Chairman Çalışkan.