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Original name: Kamu Görevlileri Sendikalari Kanununda Degisiklik Yapilmasina Dair Kanun
Name: Act No. 6289 Amending the Act No. 4688 of 25 June 2001 on Public Servants' Trade Unions.
Country: Turkey
Subject(s): Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2012-04-04
Entry into force:
ISN: TUR-2012-L-90004
Bibliography: Unofficial English Translation, 2012-05, Information Note to the Amendment, ILO, 2 pages PDF - Unofficial English Translation of information note PDF  - Unofficial English Translation of information note (DOC.NORMES)
Gazette in Turkish Gazette in Turkish Resmi Gazete, Turkey PDF in Turkish PDF in Turkish (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2012-05-25)
Abstract/Citation: Makes various amendments to the principal Act. Changes the title of the Act to "Act on Public Employees' Unions and Collective Bargaining". Makes various changes to membership of unions including allowing for public employees to become union members during their employment probation period and senior employees and their assistants in workplaces of more than 100 employees may join unions. The requirement of two years service before being able to found a trade union has been abolished. Matters which are to be included in unions' and confederations' statutes have been simplified. The functions and rights of workplace union representatives have been set out and a Public Employee Advisory Board established.
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