As Fitch lowers Turkey’s credit rating, 65 strikes in 40 days…

Erkan's Field Diary

Workers have been protesting against low wage rises amid high inflation.

From couriers to factory workers, Turkey is on strike

Originally published on Global Voices

A screenshot from BBC video. “What do the couriers want? What is the gig courier model?”

Prices are rising in Turkey and people have had enough. The leader of a Turkish opposition party recently tweeted he won’t be paying inflated electricity bills following January price hikes on basic commodities. At the same time, shop owners have been posting their electricity bills on shop windows calling for help, fearing bankruptcy. Meanwhile, scores of couriers, factory workers, and grocery store employees have been protesting across the country demanding minimum wage increases amid soaring inflation rates. For…

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