Labour Law in Turkey. Second Edition
Derived from the renowned multi-volume International Encyclopaedia of Laws, this monograph on labour law in Turkey not only describes and analyses the legal aspects of labour relations, but also examines labour relations practices and developing trends. It provides a survey of the subject that is both usefully brief and sufficiently detailed to answer most questions likely to arise in any pertinent legal setting. Both individual and collective labour relations are covered in ample detail, with attention to such underlying and pervasive factors employment contracts, suspension of the contracts, dismissal laws and covenant of non-competition, as well as international private law. The author(s) describe(s) all important details of the law governing hours and wages, benefits, intellectual property implications, trade union activity, employers’ associations, workers’ participation, collective bargaining, industrial disputes, and much more.
Building on a clear overview of labour law and labour relations, the book offers practical guidance on which sound preliminary decisions may be based. It will find a ready readership among lawyers representing parties with interests in Turkey, and academics and researchers will appreciate its value in the study of comparative trends in laws affecting labour and labour relations.
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List of Abbreviations.
List of Statutes.
Chapter 1. The General Background.
Chapter 2. Categories and Definitions of Social Law.
Chapter 3. Historical Background of Labour Law and Industrial Relations in Turkey.
Chapter 4. Sources of Turkish Labour Law.
Chapter 5. The Ministry of Labour and Social Security; Organization and Functions.
Part I. The Individual Employment Relationship.
Chapter 1. Definitions, Concepts and Scope of Turkish Labour Law.
Chapter 2. The Individual Employment Contract.
Chapter 3. Duties of the Parties in the Course of the Employment Relationship.
Chapter 4. Organization of Work and Working Time.
Chapter 5. Remuneration.
Chapter 6. Weekly Rest Day, Paid Vacations and Annual Leave with Pay.
Chapter 7. The Suspension of the Execution of the Individual Employment Contract.
Chapter 8. The Ending of the Individual Employment Contract; Expiration, Termination.
Chapter 9. Severance Pay. Chapter 10. Inventions by Employees; Settlement of Individual Labour Disputes; Labour Courts.
Part II. Collective Labour Relations.
Chapter 1. Union Freedom (Freedom of Association).
Chapter 2. Labour Unions and Employers’ Unions.
Chapter 3. Closing, Suspension and Dissolution.
Chapter 4. Basic Facts on Labour Confederations.
Chapter 5. Collective Bargaining.
Chapter 6. Main Features of Collective Labour Agreements.
Chapter 7. Settlement of Collective Labour Disputes.
Chapter 8. Industrial Conflict; Strikes and Lock-outs and Their Exceptions.
Chapter 9. Collective Rights Disputes, Labour Courts and Arbitration.