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Extended VAT Discount for Food Allowance

One of the side benefits provided to employees is food allowance.  While meals during workday can be offered directly to the employee as a cafeteria service, it can also be provided with different payment methods such as cash or meal cards/coupons/checks.  The change in the VAT rate of the meal …

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Can the Side Benefits Be Eliminated during the Pandemic?

Can the Side Benefits Be Eliminated during the Pandemic?

The pandemic has greatly affected many companies. While some companies had to completely cease their activities during this period, some could not operate at full capacity. In order to minimize the reflection of this job loss on the workers, the wage payments of the employees were supported by the state. …

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Work Accident On Breastfeeding Leave

Work Accident On Breastfeeding Leave

According to Article 74 of the Labor Law no. 4857, working mothers are given one and a half hour leave to breastfeed their children under the age of one. The employee herself determines what  time and how many times she needs breastfeeding breaks. The periods spent on breastfeeding leave are …

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Dismissal During Short Work Period

Dismissal During Short Work Period

Short work allowance has been the most important government support to eliminate the negative effects of the pandemic. Workplaces that reduce their working hours or stop their activities altogether apply for short work allowance provided that they meet the necessary conditions. The short work allowance ensures that workers receive an …

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