Confederation of Turkish Trade Unions
|Full name||Confederation of Turkish Trade Unions|
|Native name||Türkiye Işçi Sendikalari Konfederasyonu|
|Members||1.75 million (claimed)|
|Affiliation||ITUC, ETUC, TUAC|
|Key people||Mustafa Kumlu, president|
|Office location||Ankara, Turkey|
The Confederation of Turkish Trade Unions (TÜRK-İŞ) is one of four major national trade union centers in Turkey. It was created in 1952 and is the oldest of the four centers, having been the only trade union organization to survive the 1980 military coup.
TÜRK-İŞ claims a membership of 1.75 million, and is affiliated with the International Trade Union Confederation, and the European Trade Union Confederation. It is also a member of the Trade Union Advisory Committee to the OECD.
- Confederation of Public Workers' Unions
- Confederation of Turkish Real Trade Unions
- Confederation of Revolutionary Trade Unions of Turkey
- ICTUR et al.,, ed. (2005). Trade Unions of the World (6th ed.). London, UK: John Harper Publishing. ISBN 0-9543811-5-7.
- TÜRK-İŞ official site.
- Trade Union Movement in Turkey Oral History Collection at the International Institute of Social History
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