TURK METAL’S 27th GRAND WOMEN WORKERS’ CONVENTION WAS HELD IN ANKARA

TURK METAL’S 27th GRAND WOMEN WORKERS’ CONVENTION WAS HELD IN ANKARA

3/16/2022 1:59:55 PM

The 27th Grand Women Workers’ Convention the first of which Turk Metal held in 1995, was held in Ankara between on 6-9 March 2022. Nearly one thousand women workers who works in metal industry factories and guests organized by our union attended our convention.

The first program of the 27th Grand Women Workers’ Convention started with the events held at Anadolu Hotels Esenboga on March 7 and then it started with the opening program and continued on Tuesday, March 8, 2022.  Serap Hancıoglu, Gebze Regional Representative of the Women's Branch of the Turk Metal, took the floor first. Then, it continued with the speech of Buket Altay on behalf of the women workers who were dismissed on the grounds that they were members of the union during the organizing activities that our union started at the Technomix A.Ş. in Bursa.

Then, Confederation of Turkish Trade Unions Secretary General and President of Türk Metal, Pevrul Kavlak, has been go ahead to make the opening speech of the Convention. Our President, who started his speech by greeting the all of the Turk Metal’s women workers who attended the convention and he made the opening speech by celebrating the 8 of March International Women Workers’ Day.

After the President Kavlak's speech, Minister of Labour and Social Security Vedat Bilgin took the podium and delivered a speech in which he conveyed his wishes for success to the convention delegates.  Finally, our program was completed with the speeches of our guests from international trade unions.  Italian FIM-CISL International Secretary Barbara Arsieni, French CGT Metallurgy Union Board Member Lamia Begin, Uzbekistan Machinery, Iron and Steel Industry Workers' Union Women's Branch Committee President Gulbakor Abdullaeva and TRNC Public Affairs Union Women Committee member Ömra Can took the floor. In addition, our colleague Cinzia Delrio, a member of the Women's Committee of the Italian Workers' Union (UIL), greeted the congress delegates via the video she sent.

Turkish Confederation of Employer Associations Secretary General Akansel Koç, Turkish Employers’ Association of Metal Industries Secretary General Fatih Ay, Director of ILO Turkey Office Numan Özcan, Presidents and Board Members of TÜRK-İŞ affiliated unions, Turk Metal’s Vice Presidents Yusuf Ziya Odabaş , Uysal Altundag, Halil Faki Erdal, Turk Metal’s Financial Secretary Murat Salar, General Secretary Taliphan Kıymaz and many of the guest attended.

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