An employee who works full time for six days shall be allowed to take a rest for a minimum of twenty-four hours (weekly rest day) without interruption within a seven-day period. For the unworked rest day, the employer shall pay the employee’s daily wage, without any work obligation in return.
The tariff applied in 2010 related to taxation of fees was rearranged with law dated August 1, 2010 and numbered 6009 in a manner to be executed as month of January.
With the amendment, tax in rate of 35% will be withheld from the fee incomes above TL 50000 and the upper limit is determined as TL 76200. Within this scope, as the fee incomes are above TL 50000, for taxpayers from whom tax is withheld in rate of 35% (this is valid up to TL 76200 and incomes exceeding this figure will subject to 35% withholding ), returning of calculated surplus taxes is being considered).
There is no binding clause regarding whether or not one has to work on the national day and public holidays. The employment contract provisions will determine the issue of working on these days. The employee's consent is required if there is no provision in the collective agreement or employment contract.
How Does the Minimum Fee That Was Changed in July reflect in the Minimum Subsistence Allowance?
The Minimum Subsistence Allowance (AGI) has been applied within the framework of principles determined in account of the tax to be paid by the employees in accordance with the income tax law. The calculated AGI sum is paid to the employee by being deducted from the income tax to be paid by the employee. The AGI sums are calculated by considering the marital status of the employee, number of children the employee is obliged to look after and the minimum wage determined at the beginning of calendar year, and amendments made in the minimum wage in a year do not cause any change in calculation of AGI.
Leaves without pay shall only be granted on either the employee's or the employer's demands and approval of the other party. Leave without pay shall only be granted upon mutual agreement of both parties. If a confined women requests in written form the employer must grant her up six month's leave without pay at the end of 16 week's leave. Earnings taken as a basis for premium and insurance contribution to be paid are calculated taking wages the employees receive and working days of the employee into account.
Pension aganist incapacity to work with specific bases will be given to insured employees regarding the absenteeism to work due to health reasons providing that sick leave report is given by authorized healthcare organizations and the insured employee paid at least 90 days of premium for sickness insurance within the last previous year.
How many days should be the insurance period at the very least in order to obtain temporary incapacity to work as a result of the work accident?
Temporary incapacity grant is paid within the framework of principles determined with the absences of insured parties based on their health problems.