According to revealed “Tobacco Control Strategy and Action Plan,” positive discrimination will be applied to non-smoking personnel.
In an effort to encourage persons to quit the smoking habit, which is very common in Turkish people, Government is taking new steps.
The planned arrangements involving non-smoker employees and the workplaces are as follows.
- Daily 30 minutes shorter working periods
- 7 days more annual vacation periods
- Lower SSI premium contribution
- Tax reduction for the workplaces whose employees are non-smokers, and increase in child and family allowances.
We will keep you informed about the developments regarding legislative stage of above mentioned positive discrimination for non-smokers in the workplaces.