Memur-Sen condemned the attacks made by Buddhist gangs, which caused more than 3000 Arakanese Muslims death according to unofficial figures, with a written description published in 81 provinces.
Fourth period collective agreement negotiations, which interest more than 5 million people, has been concluded. The president of the public service commission and Memur-Sen, Mr. Ali Yalçın, accepted the offer made by the Public Employers' Committee. The offer consists of salary raise of 4%+3,5% for 2018 and 4%+5% for 2019. Ali Yalçın hoped that this result brings happiness to Turkey. The agreement was signed by the Public Employers' Committee President Ms. Jülide SARIEROĞLU (Minister of Labour and Social Security) and the president of the public service commission Mr. Ali YALÇIN, who is president of the eleven authorized trade unions affiliated to Memur-Sen were present at the signature ceremony.
The Officer-Sen organizations were protesting throughout the country against the Zionist Israeli regime's Friday prayer ban in the Masjid al-Aqsa. In the press releases on the 81 cities, a message was given that Al-Quds and Masjid al-Aqsa are the honour of Muslims and the cruelty was warned.
President of the Memur-Sen Confederation Ali Yalçın, participated in a workshop on "Working Security" organized by UNASM in Macedonia. During the workshop, attended by the presidents of labor unions from Macedonia, Albania, Kosovo, Montenegro, Serbia and Bulgaria, Yalçın made a presentation entitled "Work and Joblessness". Among the participants was the representative of the Macedonian Minister of Labor.
Memur-Sen Confederation organized an iftar program in cooperation with the Sadaka Taşı Charitable Association for thousands of fasting people in Al Aqsa Mosque Square, in occupied Jerusalem.
A high-level Memur-Sen delegation, led by its president, Ali Yalçin, composed of experts and advisers, took part in the 106th International Labor Conference held in Geneva, Switzerland, from 5 to 16 June 2017. This year again, more than 5000 delegates from around the world were present to discuss the main issues in the world of work. From issues of equitable and effective governance of labor migration to the worst forms of child labor, to women's work and fair recruitment processes, the topics of discussion have not failed. The goal is to achieve decent work, in compliance with the International Labor Organization (ILO) standards and conventions.
President of the Memur-Sen Confederation Ali Yalçın received Zambia Trade Union COngress in his office at the headquarters of the Memur-Sen. The delegation was accompanied by ewas signed between the Memur-Sen and ZCTU and between the Education Union of Zambia and Eğitim-Bir-Sen.
"We, as worker movements, must unite our strength in order to create a world in which the worker is not afraid," said Metin Memiş, Vice President of the Memur-Sen Confederation, in the speech which was given to 500 unionists during his participation in the second national congress of the Union of the Tunisian Workers'. We must work together, raise our voice together, for a working environment that doesn't take advantage of us, a working environment in which we take what we deserve without prevention and determination, and in the international arena we must be an entity that defends human rights."
A delegation of the Memur-Sen confederation led by President Ali Yalçın, including the deputy president of the trade union Eğitim Bir-Sen, Hasan Yalçınyayla, visited Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina and in Croatia for work and exchange from 5 to 11 May. These meetings marked the desire to multiply initiatives aimed at strengthening solidarity and inter-union cooperation. On the margins of trade union visits, the Memur-Sen delegation was welcomed by Turkish diplomatic representations, academics and academic institutions and various institutions.
In front of an audience of international trade union representatives gathered in the framework of the International Workshop on "Trade Unionism and Social Policies" President of the Memur-Sen Confederation Memur-Sen, Ali Yalçın opened his keynote address: 'No religion, no ideology, no boundary, it's nature is universal'.