The General Authorized Union "Transportation Memur-Sen" held a regional organization meeting in Istanbul. President Kenan Çalışkan and Vice Presidents Mehmet Yıldırım, İbrahim Uslu and Tümer Gümüş, İstanbul Branch No.1 Head Mustafa Tamtam and İstanbul Branch Number 3 President Ayhan Yıldız and Board Members, together with TCDD, Haydarpaşa and Board Members in Haydarpaşa Tuzla Port Authorities and the Ministry of Transport visited Managers and Employees in their workplaces and exchanged views.
The meeting in Istanbul was attended by Transport Officer-Sen President Kenan Çalışkan and Vice Presidents Mehmet Yıldırım, İbrahim Uslu and Tümer Gümüş, as well as Mustafa Tamtam, Head of Branch No.1 in Istanbul and Ayhan Yıldız, Head of Branch No.3 in Istanbul. Provincial Representatives of Istanbul and its neighboring provinces, members of the Organization and TCDD employees attended the organization.
Upon the uncertainty about the restructuring process of the railways and conveying their concerns to the President Çalışkan, Çalışkan informed the railway employees about the issue.
As a union, we are the job security of the civil servant, and we are against the Holding of TCDD.
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 said that the Civil Service regime in the Railways cannot be abolished. kazanHe stated that it should be planned in a way that will not compromise on its already established rights. Çalışkan, who underlined the statement “The Job Security of the Railroad Trainer is Our Red Line”, also said, “Officers and workers have been devotedly working side by side at TCDD for 164 years. This form of employment should be continued undisturbed, and the holding of TCDD should be abandoned”, he said.
Our negotiations with political and bureaucratic channels will continue until our demands are met.
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 across the country, and that they have a duty to convey these concerns and demands to the Political and Bureaucratic authorities, kazanHe stated that the negotiations will continue with the political and bureaucratic authorities until a result is obtained in order not to make concessions on their rights and not to make TCDD a conglomerate.
They made a series of visits
Head of Transport Officer-Sen Kenan Çalışkan and Deputy Chairpersons Mehmet Yıldırım and İbrahim Uslu, Head of Istanbul Branch No.1 Mustafa Tamtam and Istanbul Branch No.3 Head Ayhan Yıldız and Board Members, TCDD in Haydarpaşa, Haydarpaşa and Tuzla Port Authorities and Ministry of Transport Managers and Employees at Workplaces and exchanged views.
Officer-Sen Istanbul Provincial Representative Talat Yavuz was visited
Chairman Çalışkan and members of the Board of Directors and accompanying organization members also paid a courtesy visit to Memur-Sen Istanbul Provincial Representative Talat Yavuz. Chairman Çalışkan exchanged information with Provincial Representative Yavuz on the Syndical agenda.