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04January2017

CONSENT TO WORK OVERTIME

Due to overtime and extra hours regulations in Turkey, employers are obliged to seek consent from their employees in writing at the beginning of every year and keep it in the employee's respective personnel file.
Click here to download the bilingual consent form applicable for 2017.

Written by Fırat Oktürk, Posted in Labour Law

11November2016

NEW REGULATION ON PART TIME EMPLOYMENT HAS BEEN ANNOUNCED

It has been announced in the Official Gazette numbered 29620 dated February 10, 2016 employees were given the right to unpaid leave and/or part time working hours after childbirth and/or adoption of a child under the age of three, with the changes made in the 13th and 74th Articles of the Labor Law numbered 4857 and Law numbered 6663.

In November 11, 2016, dated Official Gazette, it has been announced from the Ministry of Labor and Social Security that with the new regulations being put in effect, employees whom benefit from maternity leave and/or unpaid leave in regards can require part time working hours until the beginning of the month of the child/children starts his/her primary education.

Written by Fırat Oktürk, Posted in Labour Law

03November2016

NEW REGULATION ON NATIONAL AND PUBLIC HOLIDAY LAW NUMBERED 2429

It has been announced on the Official Newspaper dated October 29, 2016 that new regulation has been made to the National and Public Holiday Law numbered 2429. Per the amendment made in the Article C of the Law, July 15th has been declared as a National Holiday.

From now on, 15th of July will be acknowledged as “Democracy and National Unity Day”.

The full Turkish text of National and Public Holiday Law numbered 2429 can be found at here.

The full Turkish text of the Income Tax Announcement on the official newspaper can be found here.

Written by Fırat Oktürk, Posted in Labour Law

18July2016

INCOME TAX EXEMPTED SEVERANCE PAY

A ) Income Tax Exempted Severance Pay

According to the circular numbered 27998389-010-06-02-6152 released by the General Directorate of Budget and Fiscal Control on 07.01.2016 with the subject ‘Financial and Social Rights’, the coefficients used to calculate the wage of a civil servant have been revised effective 01.07.2016.

The following values have been calculated taking these coefficients into account, and shall be applied for the period between the dates of 01.07.2016 – 31.12.2016;

  1. Maximum severance pay to be exempted from income tax is 4.297,21.- TL,

Written by Fırat Oktürk, Posted in Labour Law

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