Cement workers agree with employers

Cement workers agree with employers
Published: 27 April 2006

 Agreement was reached between the Turkish Çimse-Iş Union and the Cement Producers Employers Union (CMIS) at the collective bargaining meetings for nearly 5000 workers at 44 factories.

According to a statement issued by the Turkish Çimse-Iş Union, there will be an increase of 12 per cent in the wages of the workers for the first year and an increase at the rate of the Consumer Prices Index (CPI) for the second year.

The social assistances will rise by rates at 16 per cent and 80 per cent. The collective bargaining agreement will be valid for two years as of January 1, 2006.