4 September 2020
The Presidential Decree dated 3 September 2020 and numbered 2930 published in the Official Gazette dated 4 September 2020 has extended the periods of the termination prohibition and the right of the employer to implement unilateral unpaid leave for 2 (two) months starting from 17 September 2020 .
Therefore, employment or service agreements cannot be terminated until 17 November 2020, except for termination due to the violation of ethics and good faith rules and other similar reasons stated under subparagraph (II) of paragraph one of Article 25 of the Labour Law and relevant provisions of other laws, expiration of the term in employment or service agreements with definite term, closure of the workplace for any reason and cease of its activity and cease of work in all kinds of service purchases and construction works made according to the relevant legislation. However, the employers may, either completely or partially, send the employees on unpaid leave without exceeding this time period.
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