The Social Sciences

Year: 2016
Volume: 11
Issue: 17
Page No. 4285 - 4294

How Aware are we of our Rights in Work Life? A Quantitative Comparative Study Between Tourism Industry Female Employees of Turkey and Italy

Authors : Demet Tuzunkan

Abstract: The aim of the study is determining the level of compliance with decent work principles among tourism industry workers. Tourism industry has a complex structure with its working conditions as well as its employees with different demographic characteristics. In this research, employees’ awareness of their rights are resolved through survey questions. These survey questions have been prepared through the Wage Indicator Foundation. The questions in the questionnaire have been prepared in accordance with decent work indicators. Through these questions 9 out of 10 indicators are assessed. Only the employment opportunities indicator has been excluded from the survey due to its concept. The questionnaire was applied to female city hotel workers in Bologna and Istanbul and the results were evaluated comparatively based on Italian and Turkish female employees’ points of view on the available legal structure. Statistical analysis conducted for each indicator and hypothesis were interpreted with the homogeneity of variance test (Levene’s test) t-test.

How to cite this article:

Demet Tuzunkan , 2016. How Aware are we of our Rights in Work Life? A Quantitative Comparative Study Between Tourism Industry Female Employees of Turkey and Italy. The Social Sciences, 11: 4285-4294.

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