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Turkish Airlines fires 150 personnel over slowdown strike

Author: Today's Zaman, Published on: 29 May 2012

Turkish Airlines (THY) has fired 150 of its personnel over a partial slowdown that forced the national flag carrier to cancel at least 128 domestic and international flights...The union said it asked its members to protest a legislative attempt to remove aviation workers' rights to strike by slowing down the operations at their workplace...Hava-İş [the Turkish Civil Aviation union] labeled it a move “against universal, constitutional, and the most fundamental, workers’ right.”...“The Hava-İş union called for an illegal strike and some of [our] workers heeded this call...” THY said in a statement.

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