Termination

Terminating employment, notice periods, termination payments and rights to references.

Turkey :: Severance pay

There are several reasons for which an employee may be entitled to severance pay:Male employees terminating their employment in order to fulfil compulsory service military obligations; Female employees voluntarily resigning for reasons of marriage within one year following the date of marriage; Voluntary resignation upon completing:3600 premium days and 15 years of insurance contributions for those employed before September 8th, 1999; and 4500 premium days and 25 years of insurance contributions for those employed after September 8th, 1999 …

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Turkey :: Unfair dismissal

If a dismissed employee contends that their contract has been terminated without a valid reason then they may apply for the case to be heard before a business court …

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Turkey :: Notice periods

The termination of an indefinite term contract is subject to minimum notice periods (by either party) as follows: * Up to six months service – two weeks * From six month to eighteen months service – four weeks * Eighteen months to three years service – six weeks * More than three years service – eight weeks …

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Turkey :: Resignation to undertake military service

If an employee has been employed for 12 months or more with a company they enjoy certain rights when required to carry out longer-term duties demanded by state authorities …

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Turkey :: Immediate (summary) termination

Under the Labour Law, there are two instances where dismissal without notice is possible:dismissal during the trial period immediate termination for justified reasons [Article 25]Termination for justified reasons must take place within six working days immediately following acknowledgement of the misconduct and, in any case, no later than one year after the misconduct …

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Turkey :: Dismissal and resignation

The Labour Code provides for termination on two grounds: “justified reasons” and “valid reasons” …

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Turkey :: Collective redundancy

A redundancy will be regarded as collective and subject to particular consultation and notification requirements (Labour code 4857) if it involves the termination ,within the same month, of  * At least 10 workers in establishments with 20 to 100 workers * At least 10% of workers in establishments with 101 to 300 workers, or * At least 30 workers in establishments with more than 300 workers …

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