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TURKEY: Request for action and financial solidarity (23 November 2016)

According to our affiliate EĞITIM-SEN, on 29 October 2016, under the guise of the new emergency decree, another 10,131 public workers, among them 2,219 education personnel, were permanently dismissed from their duties. They included 616 EĞITIM-SEN members, 26 academics and 590 other education staff. The total number of dismissed education personnel that have lost their right to work in the Turkish education sector has reached 38,294. The number of dismissed academics is at 3,613.


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