As of 01.01.2019, a new application of incentive has started with “Communique on Procedures and Principles Regarding the Benefit from Employer’s Share Incentive of Unemployment Insurance Premium in Work Places Which Are Classified as Very Dangerous and Have More Than 10 Employees” (the “Communique”) which was published on 31.12.2018, in the 4th Recurrent Official Gazette. According to the Law on Occupational Health and Security numbered 6331, workplaces which are considered as very dangerous and have a minimum of 10 employees will receive a premium incentive for a period of 3 years, if there has been no occupational accident resulting in death or incapacity for the last three years.
Briefly, conditions to benefit from the incentive for the employers are juxtaposed in the Communique as below:
In The press release dated December 25, 2018 the Ministry of Labor along with the Minimum Wage Determination Committee have announced the minimum wage to be effective for the year of 2019 as shown in the table below.
The “Law Proposal on Making Amendments in Certain Laws and Statutory Degrees” presented to the GNAT (Grand National Assembly of Turkey) on 30.11.2018, will make new amendments with the goals of contributing to economic growth and increasing levels of income and welfare.
Certain clauses in the law proposal, which consists of 71 articles, are as follows: