Noting that the tax bracket of 27 percent was entered at the end of May and the beginning of June, Türk-İş President Ergün Atalay said, “This is not a sustainable and fair system. I am shouting loudly, Mr. Nebati does not hear it.” Atalay also made harsh statements about the minimum wage.
Ergün Atalay, President of the Confederation of Turkish Trade Unions (Türk-İş), made harsh statements regarding the minimum wage and income tax at the 4th Ordinary Congress of the Security and Defense Workers Union (Safety-İş) held in Ankara.
Noting that they entered the 27 percent tax bracket at the end of May and the beginning of June, Atalay said, “This is not a sustainable, fair system that will continue. I am shouting loudly, Mr. Nabati does not hear,” he said.
‘ CAN WE TALK ABOUT THE MINIMUM WAGE WITH 6 MONTHS LEFT, ARE WE SELLING HOPE?’
Atalay also made very harsh statements regarding the minimum wage.
“Is the minimum wage discussed in 6 months or 5 months before? Are we selling hope? Will we sell labor? Five months to go, everyone without authority is talking. What’s the use of talking?” Atalay said:
“Do you know what happens when you talk? There are cruel employers, sellers, manufacturers. When the minimum wage is mentioned, they continue to raise.
Regardless of the opposition, the government continues to raise eggs, cheese, meat and milk when the minimum wage is discussed. I can’t open my mouth. I’ll go out and talk about the minimum wage when the negotiations start. Why should I talk now?”
EXPLANATION OF SUBCONTRACTED WORKER AND EYT
On the other hand, Atalay also made evaluations about subcontracted workers and those at retirement age (EYT).
Stating that there are bureaucrats who do not want the subcontractors to be recruited, Atalay defined subcontracting as a “freak system” and noted that although a significant part of them were recruited in 2019, some employees in the system were out of scope.
Expressing that the concept of subcontracted labor in the public sector should be completely eliminated, Atalay demanded that the issue of retirement age (EYT) be resolved and removed from the country’s agenda.
Source From: Sozcu