"Whatever Masjid al-Haram and Masjid Nabawi mean to us, Masjid al-Aqsa is the same," Hak-Is
Chairman Mahmut Arslan said.
She noted that Hak-Is and MUSIAD share in an "Islamic politics of recognition." (24) Both criticize Turkey's past statist model, but "a pure market society characterized by the 'disembeddedness' of the economy from society is not considered to be viable and desirable by either association." (25) She makes a persuasive case for the growing success of the two organizations since the 1980s due to their harmony with local and global economic trends:
(27) The leaders of Hak-Is, on the other hand, "do not at all share MUSIAD's enthusiasm for the East Asian model of 'embedded economy', which, according to them, is based on an authoritarian, undemocratic political system.
In their complementary study of 2005, Burhanettin Duran and Engin Yildirim examine the evolution of Hak-Is's positions over time.
After the break up of negotiations, Turkey's major confederation of labor and civil servant unions, Turk-Is Hak-Is
, DISK, Memur-Sen, Turkiye, Kamu-Sen and KESK, got together on Tuesday and decided to go on a one-day nation wide strike to warn the government.
Bagis, Turkish Labor & Social Security Minister Omer Dincer and Hak-Is
Chairman Salim Uslu will also attend the panel discussion on democratization, rights, freedoms and the EU.
ANKARA, Aug 14, 2009 (TUR) -- Interior Minister Besir Atalay paid a visit on Thursday to executives of Hak-Is, a confederation of labor unions, as part of his tour to political parties and non-governmental organizations to seek support to government's "democratic move".
Atalay said he asked support and contributions from Hak-Is to government's efforts.
ANKARA, Aug 13, 2009 (TUR) -- Interior Minister Besir Atalay paid a visit on Thursday to executives of Hak-Is
, a confederation of labor unions, as part of his tour to political parties and non-governmental organizations to seek support to government's "democratic move".
1- Interior Minister Besir Atalay will visit Democratic Society Party (DTP), and nongovernmental organizations Turk-Is, the Union of Bars and Hak-Is
within the scope of "government's democratic move".
Several trade unions including Turk-Is and Hak-Is
separately laid wreaths at the Republic Monument in Taksim Square in Istanbul.
The Tripartite Consultative Board formed by representatives of the government, employees and employers convened after Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan gave instructions to the minister to hold talks with the Confederation of Turkish Labour Unions (Turk-Is), the Moral Rights Workers Union (Hak-is
), the Confederation of Revolutionary Trade Unions of Turkey (DISK) and the Turkish Confederation of Employers' Unions (TISK) to declare May Day as a public holiday.