Turkey: Period of dismissal ban extended again by 2 months


The period of the dismissal ban of employees has been extended by 2 months starting from 17 March 2021 following the publication of Presidential Decision No. 3592 in the Official Gazette on 9 March 2021.

What about the short-time work allowance period?

On 19 February 2021, the short-time work allowance period has been extended until 31 March 2021 (see this E-Alert article). According to the statements of the government, no further extensions concerning the short-time work allowance will be granted.

For more information on the extension of the period for dismissal prohibition, contact your CMS partner or local CMS experts: Dr. Döne Yalçın or Sinan Abra.