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Union demands minimum wage rise

4 September 2013

Hur-Is union has called for an urgent meeting of the Minimum Wage Commission.

Union leader, Yakup Lafitoglu issued a written press statement saying that continuous price increases were hitting the purchasing power of ordinary citizens.

He says that the recent 14% decrease in the value of the Turkish lira has hit the cost of most items purchased and wants the minimum wage increased to reflect this.

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