|«Our beauty comes from our strength, our strength from resistance»
That’s one of the slogans used by protesting workers — most of them women — who work for the global cosmetics giant Avon in Turkey. Last month, several were sacked as part of a union-busting drive by the employer.
The workers are demanding that Avon hire back the fired workers, register all the workers as permanent employees, and recognize the union. In addition, the union is campaigning for an agreement with the company to provide reasonable wages, hours, benefits and working conditions, and a woman-friendly and harassment-free workplace.
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