Strike measures from İZBAN: Following the decision on the strike on Tuesday, following the failure to reach a consensus on collective bargaining agreements between İZBAN and Demiryol-İş, İZBAN A.Ş. explained the measures to be taken to prevent the citizens.
İZBAN, which has an important role in urban transportation in İzmir, has been announced that a strike will be held on 8 November Tuesday from the Railway-İş Union after the blockage negotiations are blocked. also decided to take some measures during the strike.
İZBAN A.Ş. In the written statement made by İZBAN A.Ş. Despite all our efforts for reconciliation of our institution in the 3 rd period collective labor agreement negotiations between Demiryol and İş Union; the union rejected our offers. Therefore, the collective bargaining agreement could not be signed and the union decided to strike on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 ”.
"The proposal of our institution in collective bargaining negotiations is much higher than the inflation rate and the increase in wages made for civil servants and public workers," said, "However, this proposal was insisted by the union to hold a strike. In the event that the union does not give up this insistence until Monday evening, November 7, 2016, it is imperative to provide the following information to the public in order to minimize the victimization of our passengers.
- Izmir Metropolitan Municipality, by mobilizing all the means during the strike, ESHOT and İZULAŞ bus routes on İZBAN route will increase.
- Ferry services connected to İZDENİZ will be increased.
- It would be beneficial for our passengers who would prefer to use their private vehicles to set off at an early hour by considering the traffic density that may occur. ”
In the statement, which was stated that the increase in the fare was made to keep the ticket prices of the passengers reasonable and by taking into consideration the new investments of İZBAN A.Ş.'s ongoing train set purchase and the opening of the Selçuk line and by forcing all conditions, “The increase rate is discreet by the Railway-İş Union. We hope to act and be accepted, to give up the strike decision that will affect our city and our employees in a negative way, and present it to the public opinion of Izmir. ”