MEDIA MONITORING DATABASE
Hürriyet Newspaper employees’ court case over union membership
RELATED PERSON OR INSTITUTION
Hürriyet Newspaper employees
CITY
İstanbul
YEAR OF INTERFERENCE
2021
LAST UPDATED
09/06/2021
LEGAL REMEDIES CATEGORIES
Struggle Against Administrative Restrictions
MEDIA
National Media

The lawsuit for reinstatement filed by 23 of the 45 press workers who were dismissed from Hürriyet newspaper because they had become members of a labor union began at the İstanbul Bakırköy 6th Labor Court. At the second hearing held on April 11, the witnesses of the opposing party were heard and it was ruled that the files should be sent to the expert to take a statement. The next hearing will be held on September 9 (June 9).