Business in Turkey

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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Short Term Work Allowance for Part-Time Workers

As most employers applied for short term work allowance for the first time, payroll departments have been busy figuring out how to payroll short-term work allowance for workers on different employment contracts. There is still lack of clarity on how to payroll short term work for part-time workers. In this …

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Missing Days for Foreign Workers in Turkey

Missing Days for Foreign Workers in Turkey

SSI introduced a new regulation for foreign workers’ missing day notifications which will now include these new codes. Arrangements have been made in cases where the insured needs to be notified in more than one document and law type (5746 R&D incentives, insured underground and above ground, insured under actual …

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