Cyprus : Basin-Sen signs a new collective agreement at Kibris Postasi

Basin-Sen (Turkish Cypriots’s Press Workers’ Trade Union, an EFJ-IFJ affiliate) announced the signature of a new collective agreement with Northern Cyprus’ biggest online daily newspaper Kibris Postasi. “This is a very important step taken by Kibris Postasi newspaper as this gives a momentum and is seen as an example to repeat for the entire press workers. We thank the managers of the newspaper for this output and we want to thank all the journalists and media workers for standing for the social rights. As Basin-Sen, we will be working to achieve similar results through collective bargaining in other media outlets”, said Canan Onurer,…

TGS elects its youngest president with a gender balanced board

Journalists Union of Turkey has elected the youngest president of his history during its 21th General Meeting. The equal gender balance at the new TGS board is maintained with an age average of 35 years. EFJ-IFJ and DJV (Germany) representatives shared solidarity messages at the General Meeting and met with banned media representatives. Journalists Union of Turkey (TGS) organised its 21th Ordinary General Meeting, chaired by Canan Onurer (President of Basin-Sen in Cyprus), in Istanbul on 8 and 9 October 2016 with the participation of members, delegates and international guests. The General Meeting elected Gökhan Durmus (former TGS Istanbul Branch) at 33 years…

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Union of Press Workers – Basin-Sen Address Sehit Salahi Sveket Sokak – N°16/Arabahmet/Lefkosa Kibris Staff Ali Kişmir (President); Serkan Soyalan (General Secretary), Ali Kurtoglu (External Relations Officer), Afet İlban (External Relations), Cagdas Ögüç (Recruitment officer), Deniz Abidin (Treasurer), Növber Gürtay (board member), Öktem Emre (board member), Evrim Kamalı (board member) Phone +393 22 76 782 Email basinsen(at)yahoo(dot)com        Union of Cyprus Journalists Address RIK Avenue, 12 2120 Aglangia POB 23495, 1683 Nicosia Staff Executive Committee: Giorgos Frangos (President); Lenia Karatzia (Vice President); Christos Christophides (General Secretary); Christos Georgiou (Treasurer) Phone +357 2 664 680 Email cyjourun(at)logosnet.cy(dot)net Website www.esk.org.cy