Short work allowance will be granted in the workplaces in the provinces and districts to be determined by the Ministry of Labor and Security from the region where a state of emergency has been declared.
According to the Presidential decree published in the Official Gazette, short work allowance will be implemented in accordance with the application of employers, without waiting for the determination of compliance in these workplaces.
In the employment contract, however, sourced from the regional crisis the effects of the earthquake on the grounds of entitlement to those that occur based on the application made short work due to the closure of workplaces with a new employment contract and any entitlement to unemployment benefits old-age pension provided that they do not receive any Social Security Institution from those that occur from the unemployment insurance fund daily 133.44 TL-cash charge will be provided.
Cash wage support will be provided for the duration of the State of Emergency and will be given during the applied period of short work or during the period of unemployment after the remaining periods of ownership of rights that may have been initiated earlier are completed. The premiums of these people related to universal health insurance will also be covered from the Unemployment Insurance Fund.
Collective bargaining, strike and lockout periods have been extended
With the decree of the President of the Republic, arrangements were also made regarding the collective bargaining agreement, strike and lockout periods. Accordingly, the granting of authority determinations within the scope of the collective bargaining agreement, the conclusion of collective bargaining agreements, the resolution of disputes, as well as the periods related to strikes and lockouts were extended during the State of Emergency.
In this context, the period for employers to deposit wage deduction penalties to be made from workers' wages to one of the banks established in Turkey and authorized to accept deposits within 1 month has also been extended during the State of Emergency.
Measures have been taken to protect employment
With the decree, some measures were also taken to protect employment.
In the provinces where the state of emergency has been declared, all kinds of employment contracts, during the state of emergency; It cannot be terminated by the employer except for situations that do not comply with the rules of morality and goodwill and similar reasons, the expiration of the term in fixed-term employment or service contracts, the closure of the workplace and the termination of its activities, the termination of all kinds of service procurement and construction works.
An employer or employer's representative who acts contrary to this provision will be subject to an administrative fine in the amount of the monthly gross minimum wage on the date of the commission of the act for each employee whose contract has been terminated.
Health pay advance payments will be exempt from the law
Within the scope of the measures to be taken in the field of social security according to the Decree, the advance payments of the health service providers in or in the provinces where the State of Emergency was declared will be exempt from the relevant provisions of the public financial management and control law during the state of emergency, provided that the advance payments cover 6 February or later.
Invoices, documents and annexes that are the basis for payment of health expenses that these institutions must submit to the Social Security Institution (SGK) but cannot be obtained due to the effects of the earthquake may not be sought in the invoice audit. Interest and undue payment and penal clause debts arising from the contract can be postponed by the SGK during the state of emergency.