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Termination Processes for Short Term Work Allowance

As post-Covid-19 normalization takes place slowly in Turkey, certain companies are getting ready to resume operations or switch to working full-time. For those returning to normal work hours, they need to end short term work status. What procedures do they need to follow to end short term work?   Should Employers …

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Exit Codes for the Ban of Work Termination

While discussing which exit codes are valid for the ban of work termination, the matter was clarified by İŞKUR’s internal communication. The ban of work termination, valid for 17 April until 17 July,  was introduced with the provisional article 10 added to the Labor Law No. 4857. The exit codes …

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If Short Term Work Allowance is Overpaid…

What happens if the short term work allowance is overpaid? It is expected to have audits on short term work allowance payments in the near future. During these audits, if overpayments are found, there will be further reviews on the source of the mistakes. If it is the employer who …

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Is Covid-19 a Work Accident?

During the Covid-19 epidemic, some workplaces carrying essential services have remained open and this has posed the risk of spreading the virus among the workers. Employers have had to ensure business continuity while preventing spread of the virus and keeping everyone safe. Because people infected with Covid-19 don’t show symptoms …

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Personal Data Protection and Covid-19

The Personal Data Protection Act, aka KVKK in Turkey, was approved in 2016 and in the few years to follow, personal data processes were to be implemented based on this new legislation. Initially the end of this transition period was supposed to be over by November 2019, later postponed to …

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