Workers of Istanbul 3rd airport made the company to step back
Istanbul 3rd airport workers conveyed their demands through the committee they established. Istanbul Grand Airport (IGA) had to accept the demand of the committee and took a step back
The workers in the construction site of Istanbul 3rd airport marched to the camp administration building with the slogans of “We want to live humanly” and “Down with the enemies to workers”. Gendarmerie set up a barricade in front of the camp administration. Later, the workers conveyed their demands through the committee they established. The company had to take a step back against the resistance of the workers.
Threat from camp chief to workers
The Camp Chief of Istanbul Grand Airport (IGA) threatened the workers and said that “Return to your rooms; if you act like this, you all will live cramped in those rooms.”
In the statement from the chief, it is stated that “IGA administration does not know the increase in the number of people in the rooms; please return to your rooms.”
The demand of “humanly life” won
Later, the workers conveyed their demands through the committee they established. The company had to accept the demand of the committee by forcing to take a step back.
The demands accepted of the workers are:
- Meal problem will be solved,
- Bedbug problem in the rooms will be solved,
- Stink and dirtiness problems in the toilets will be solved,
- Empty rooms will be specified and the workers who stay as 6 people will be sent to the empty rooms
Earth-moving truck driver: “The deaths of 400 workers in 3rd airport construction were obscured”
It is claimed that numerous workers were dead in the 3rd airport construction. The workers define the construction site as “graveyard”. Workers tell that they are forcing to hurry and there is no measures taken for work safety. According to the workers who say that “The corpses are sent off their eternal journey with coffins in Zincirlikuyu but here with body bags”, the deaths are obscured by giving money to the families.