Occupied: The minimum wage is lower than the poverty line
The poverty line for a family of four in the occupied territories was 4.835 Turkish pounds (about 313 euros)
The "civil servants' union" (KTAMS), according to "Yeni Duzen" announced that the poverty line for a family of four in the occupied territories was 4.835 Turkish lira (TL) in November 2021 (about 313 euros).
The newspaper, as reported by the Press and Information Office, points out that the net minimum wage set by the "competent committee" is 4.324 TL (280 euros) and therefore the net minimum wage in the occupied areas is 511 TL (33 euros). ) below the poverty line.
In a written statement, KTAMS "president" Guven Benginhan referred to the vital importance of a "legal arrangement" to automatically accurately reflect the minimum wage so that even those living on the minimum wage can breathe a sigh of relief.