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Turkey’s Minimum Wage Not To Be Decreased During 2016

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  Turkish Labor Minister promised in a press conference that the net 1.300,00 TL monthly minimum wage, which was determined at the beginning of 2016 will not be slashed due to increasing income tax, and they will take the necessary steps to prevent any decrease, which otherwise would occur because …

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Maternity Leave In Turkey

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The rights related to childbirth and adoptions, which are arranged in Labor Law No. 4857 has undergone significant changes in 2016 and new types of rights and leaves are introduced for mothers, parents and adopter of a child. As we are getting so many questions about the application of these …

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New Work Permit Fees And Where To Pay

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International Workforce Law No. 6735, which is in effect as of 13 August 2016 has brought some changes on the fees of Work Permit and Work Permit Exemp­tion certificates. Also valuable paper fee will be collected for these documents. As per the amended Turkish Act on Fees No. 492; following …

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Types Of Work Permits

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Types of work permits are specified in Article 10 of “International Workforce Law No. 6735”, which is in effect as of 13 August 2016. Temporary Work Permit Foreigners will be granted upmost one year work permit on their first application provided that the permit’s duration is not exceeding their employment …

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Change In Work Permit Extension Application

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Application time for extension of work permit has been significantly changed by the new Law No 6735. As of 31st August 2016, work permit application extensions will be made before the ex­piration of work permit, according to above mentioned Law. As is known,” International Workforce Law No. 6735,” which regulates …

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New Fines For İllegal Employment Of Foreigners In Turkey

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International Workforce Law No. 6735, published in Official Gazette numbered 29800 dated 13 August 2016, has replaced the former Work Permit Law No 4817 and introduced many changes as regard to work permit regulations of foreigners. Also new amounts of administrative fines for illegal employment of foreigners and for failure …

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Turkey’s Turquoise Card

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Turquoise Card, a similar version of American “green card,” will be given to foreigners whose qualifications, capacity and in-country activities are expected to make significant contribution to national economy, science and technology, investments and employment. International Workforce Law No. 6735, one of  the main aim of which attracting the qualified …

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Restructuring Of SSI Premium Receivables Started

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  Restructuring of SSI premium receivables, such as insurance premium, group insurance premium, pension deduction and institution’s contribution, unemployment insurance premium, social security support premiums and receivables applied to principles receivables (penalties, default interests and late) has been started by the issuance of SSI Circular No. 2016/18, dated 22 August …

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Turkey Wealth Fund Enacted

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  Turkey has established a “Wealth Fund Management Company” intended to utilize the domestic public assets inside the economy, have access to external sources, and provide low-cost funds for the large-scale strategic infrastructure investments. Government proposal on “Establishing Turkey Wealth Fund and Amending Certain Laws” has been accepted in Parliament …

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Obligation Of Hiring Workplace Doctor Postponed

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The obligation of appointing or hiring occupational safety specialist and workplace doctor for every private establishments (including establishments with less than 50 personnel and/or in the scope of less hazard class) has been postponed to July 1, 2017. Many of the provisions set forth in the “LAW ON OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH …

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