KESKConfederation of Public Sector Unions (Turkey)
KESKKamu Emekçileri Sendikalari Konfederasyonu (Turkish: Sendikalari Confederation of Public Workers; Sandikli, Turkey)
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Our demand is for police violence to end immediately," KESK spokesman Baki Cinar told AFP, adding that the unions would be joined by striking engineers, dentists and doctors.
After KESK made the proposal, the session was recessed.
Meanwhile, worker groups from several labor unions under KESK have gathered in downtown Ankara to stage a protest against government's labor policies.
Lami Euzgen, president of KESK, reminded that the government had said the perpetrators of the Ankara bombing were whoever was benefitting from it.
A total of 102 people were killed while over 500 people were injured in the deadly attack in front of Ankara's main train station, where members of KESK, the Confederation of Progressive Trade Unions (DySK), the Turkish Union of Engineers and Architects' Chambers (TMMOB) and the Turkish Doctor's Association (TTB) were scheduled to meet up to hold a "Labor, Peace and Democracy" rally.
In addition, President GE-l also offered his condolences to the leaders of the [Republican People's Party] CHP, the HDP, [the Confederation of Revolutionary Workers' Unions] DySK and [the Confederation of Public Sector Trade Unions] KESK," the account said in subsequent tweets.
Following speeches made by heads of labor unions KESK and DISK, the crowd left the site.
The intervention came when the group who gathered with the joint calls of NGOs such as KESK, DySK, TTB and TMMOB attempted a walk when Istanbul Governorship did not give permission to the rally.
In accordance with an assessment carried out by the attorneys of Turkey's vocational organizations Turk-Is, DISK, Kamu-Sen and KESK, TEKEL workers have decided to take new legal actions in addition to the lawsuits filed before the Council of State regarding their work conditions.
A spokesperson from the KESK SE-leyman Ayyylmaz read the press statement to the reporters.
On March 3, ILO members will meet executives of the Labor and Social Security Ministry, and two Turkish civil servant unions TURKIYE KAMU-SEN and KESK.
Chairmen of Turkey's major labour and civil servants' unions; Turk-Is, DISK, KESK and Kamu-Sen who got together Friday to discuss the situation of the Tekel workers took the following decisions: