New Short-Term Employment Application Period
New applications can be made for short-term employment application due to the Covid-19 force majeure reasons as of December 1, 2020 and the application period will expire on December 31, 2020.
Accordingly, employees who had not previously benefited from short-term employment allowance were given the opportunity to apply as of December 1, 2020. These employees will be able to benefit from short-term employment allowance for 3 months as of December 1, 2020.
For short-term employment applications made for the first time as of December 1, 2020, the allowances will start after the first 7 days. Therefore, for the first applications, employers are obliged to pay half (or full, depending on the employer's preference) salary for the first 7 days. This statement would not apply to employees who have previously applied for short-term employment.
The relevant Decision was published in the Official Gazette on December 1, 2020 with the number: 31321.
You can reach the related decision via that link. (in Turkish)