Leave

Information on annual leave, sick leave, maternity, paternity and parental leave, public holidays and other leave.

Turkey :: Public holidays 2020

 January 1 New Year’s Day (Wednesday) April 23Children’s Day (Thursday)May 1 Labour and Solidarity Day (Friday)May 19 Youth and Sports Day (Tuesday)May 24-26Ramadan Festival (Sunday-Tuesday)July 15Democracy and National Solidarity Day (Wednesday)July 31Kurban Bayramy (Feast of Sacrifice) (Friday)August 1-3Kurban Bayramy Holiday (Saturday-Monday)August 30 Victory Day (Sunday) October 29Republic Day (Thursday) Note: These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates …

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Turkey :: Public holidays 2019

 January 1 New Year’s Day (Tuesday) April 23National Sovereignty and Children’s Day (Tuesday)May 1 Labour and Solidarity Day (Wednesday)May 19 Ataturk Memorial, Youth and Sports Day (Sunday)June 4-6Ramazan Bayramı Holiday (Tuesday-Thursday)July 15Democracy and National Solidarity Day (Monday)August 11-14Kurban Bayramı Holiday (Sunday-Wednesday)August 30 Victory Day (Friday) October 29Republic Day (Tuesday) Note: These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates …

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Turkey :: Sick leave and pay

According to the Turkish Labour Law 4857 (as amended) Article 46(c) employees are entitled to a maximum of one week paid sick leave provided they can certify their illness with a medical report …

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Turkey :: Other leave entitlements

An employee may take up to three days’ paid leave when they get married …

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Turkey :: Maternity, paternity and parental leave

Maternity leave  The minimum maternity leave period is from eight weeks before the birth to eight weeks after the birth …

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Turkey :: Annual leave

All employees who have at least one year’s service (including service at other workplaces of the same employer) are entitled to annual paid leave …

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