Economist Aziz Çelik evaluated the statements of Mehmet Şimşek, who took the helm of the economy, “Turkey has no choice but to return to a rational basis” in 7 articles. Saying, “The policies advocated by Şimşek are not good for employees and retirees,” Çelik said, “Retired and civil servants’ salary increases are a bit difficult.”
Released: 04.06.2023 – 19:48
Mehmet Şimşek, who took over the ministry of Treasury and Finance from Nureddin Nebati, said, “Turkey has no choice but to return to a rational basis.” One day author Prof. Dr. Aziz Çelik shared his comments on Mehmet Şimşek’s message on his social media account.
Aziz Celik made the following assessment:
- Mehmet Bey, not the Minister of Labor, will be the determinant in matters related to wages and salaries.
- Increases in the minimum wage, as before, are a little difficult.
- Increasing the minimum salary of civil servants to 22 thousand liras will be highly controversial.
- Reasonable salary increases to other civil servants are even more difficult.
- It is much more difficult to make a serious improvement and adjustment in pensions.
- The issue of gradual retirement may be another spring.
- There may be a slight increase in unemployment to reduce inflation.
What I understood from Mehmet Şişmek’s sentence “There is no alternative but to return to a rational basis”:
Mehmet Bey, not the Minister of Labor, will be the determinant in matters related to wages and salaries.
??Increasing the minimum wage as before is a bit difficult.
??The civil servant minimum salary is 22 thousand…
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