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Labour and Employment Compliance in Turkey, Sixth edition

By Sertaç Kökenek, Elif Nur Çakir Vurgun


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Detailed attention to compliance with labour and employment laws is crucial for success in setting up business in a foreign country. This book – one of a series derived from Kluwer’s matchless publication International Labour and Employment Compliance Handbook – focuses on the relevant laws and regulations in Turkey. It is thoroughly practical in orientation. Employers and their counsel can be assured that it fulfills the need for accurate and detailed knowledge of laws in Turkey on all aspects of employment, from recruiting to termination, working conditions, compensation and benefits to collective bargaining.

The volume proceeds in a logical sequence through such topics as the following:

  • written and oral contracts
  • interviewing and screening
  • evaluations and warnings
  • severance pay
  • reductions in force
  • temporary workers
  • trade union rights
  • wage and hour laws
  • employee benefits
  • workers’ compensation
  • safety and environmental regulations
  • immigration law compliance
  • restrictive covenants
  • anti-discrimination laws
  • employee privacy rights
  • dispute resolution
  • recordkeeping requirements

A wealth of practical features such as checklists of do’s and don’ts, step-by-step compliance measures, applicable fines and penalties, and much more contribute to the book’s day-to-day usefulness. Easy to understand for lawyers and non-lawyers alike, this book is sure to be welcomed by business executives and human resources professionals, as well as by corporate counsel and business lawyers.

Publish Date 10/20/2020
Product Line Kluwer Law International
ISBN 9789403527932
SKU 10058139-0004
Table of Contents


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Legal Compliance in Turkey

1. Legal Framework: Employment Laws

2. Contracts of Employment

3. Recruiting, Interviewing, Screening, and Hiring Employees

4. Managing Performance/Conduct

5. Termination of Employees for Performance or Disciplinary Reasons

6. Layoffs, Reductions in Force, and/or Redundancies as a Result of Job Eliminations or Other Restructurings

7. Labor and Employment Law Ramifications upon Acquisition or Sale of a Business

8. Use of Alternative Workforces: Independent Contractors, Contract Employees, and Temporary or Leased Workers

9. Obligation to Bargain Collectively with Trade Unions: Employees’ Right to Strike and a Company’s Right to Continue Business Operations

10. Working Conditions: Hours of Work and Payment of Wages by Statute or Collective Agreements

11. Other Working Conditions and Benefits by Statute, Collective Agreements, or Company Policy

12. Workers’ Compensation

13. Legal Framework for Employee Inventions

14. Company’s Obligation to Provide Safe and Healthy Workplace

15. Immigration, Secondment, and Foreign Assignment

16. Restrictive Covenants and Protection of Trade Secrets and Confidential Information

17. Protection of Whistleblowing Claims

18. Prohibition of Discrimination in the Workplace

19. Smoking in the Workplace

20. Use of Drugs and Alcohol in the Workplace

21. AIDS, HIV, SARS, and Blood-Borne Pathogens

22. Dress and Grooming Requirements

23. Privacy, Technology, and Transfer of Personal Data

24. Workplace Investigations for Complaints ofDiscrimination, Harassment, Fraud, Theft, and Whistleblowing

25. Affirmative Action/Nondiscrimination Requirements

26. Resolution of Labor, Discrimination, and Employment Disputes: Litigation, Arbitration, Mediation, and Conciliation

27. Employer Recordkeeping, Data Protection, and Employee Access to Personnel Files and Records

28. Required Notices and Postings