Question “When I asked for an unpaid leave for August 12-16th, my employer said that the weekend following these work days (August 17th and 18th) would be deducted from my paycheck. We don’t normally work over the weekend. My employer says that because I won’t be working Monday through Friday, …Read More »
Retirement after 3600 work days
Q: If an employee has completed 3600 work days and worked for 15 years in total, is he entitled to severance pay?Read More »
What are the rights of an employee who fasts during the Ramadan?
Question: In the corporate firm that my sister is currently working, employees have lunch at the firm’s dining hall. During the month of Ramadan, the company closes the dining hall down and gives lunch allowances to employees who don’t fast so that they can have lunch outside of the office. …Read More »
How to Take a Day Off?
I urgently needed a few days off work, but I knew the Boss would not allow me to take a leave. I thought that maybe if I acted “CRAZY” then he would tell me to take a few days off. So, I hung upside down on the ceiling and made …Read More »
How many weeks am I eligible to take leave in case I go into early labor?
Question: When I was 32 week pregnant, I got a medical permit that let me work until the labor. Due to a complication in the later weeks, I had an emergency ceasarian on the 36th week. I am wondering, since I have not used any of my maternity …Read More »
What are the requirements in order to be entitled to unemployment pay?
Based on clause 24 of labor law no. 4857, if the wage is not paid as indicated by the law and the employment contract, the employee can terminate the employment contract by just cause and be entitled to severance pay without the need to wait for the following 20 days. …Read More »
Where can new workers get their health reports before starting work?
With the new legislation, workers can get their health reports from workplace physicians. However, if the company employs less than 50 workers, it is not required for the company to employ a workplace physician.Read More »
Is it obligatory to employ a full-time physician for SMEs?
I work for a company that employs less than 50 workers within the low risk group for work injuries. When will we be obligated to employ a doctor in house? As of June 30th, 2014 based on Workplace Health and Safety Law numbered 6331 or starting from January 1st, 2013? …Read More »
If An Employee Has A Heart Attack At Work, Should It Be Considered As A Work Accident?
If an employee has a heart attack at work, should it be considered as a work accident? The definition of work accident and all the corresponding conditions are described in detail on Social Security and General Health Insurance Act number 5510. According to this act, work accident is …Read More »
My work conditions have changed. If I quit, can I take compensation?
“My work conditions have changed. If I quit, can I take compensation?” An employer who wants to make changes to the working conditions, workplace practices or provisions of the employment contract is obligated to inform the changes to the employees in written form.Read More »