WHAT ARE THE RIGHTS THAT FEMALE EMPLOYEES RECEIVE AFTER BIRTH?

Gave a birth of the female employee signifies that, the beginning of the critical period for both the health of the mother and the baby. The permissions which given after childbirth are extremely important for the mother to regain her health and for the baby to ensure a good and healthy development. Although working women […]

RIGHT TO AVOID WORKING WITHIN THE SCOPE OF OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY LAW

The Occupational Health and Safety Law No. 6331, published in the Official Gazette dated 30.05.2012 and numbered 28339, introduced detailed legal regulations within the concept of the right to avoid working. Although it has been a long period of time since the Law No.6331 into force, hesitations may occur as a practical matter due to […]

SSI OBLIGATIONS OF THE EMPLOYER AFTER THE FINALIZED DECISION ON REEMPLOYMENT

A. General Framework The concept of reemployment is one of the most important issues of Labor Law and working life for Turkey. Reemployment, whose purpose is to alleviate the consequences of the termination of the employment contract for the employee, actually serves to protect the employee, who is the weak side of the employment contract. […]

THE MINISTRY OF TREASURY AND FINANCE HAS ANNOUNCED RANCHES OF TURKISH COMPANIES IN FREE ZONES ARE ALSO ACKNOWLEDGED AS TURKISH RESIDENT REGARDING FOREIGN EXCHANGE RESTRICTIONS

As will be recalled, a remarkable change has been made with a presidential decree titled “Decree on the Amendment of the Decision No. 32 on the Protection of the Value of the Turkish Currency” (Decree) published in the Official Gazette dated 13 September 2018 and numbered 30534. Regarding this decree Subparagraph (g) added to the […]

PROCEDURE OF REQUESTING THE EMPLOYEE’S DEFENSE

Introduction Occasionally, conflicts between the employee and the employee or between the employee and the employer or violations of the workplace operation / order may arise in the workplaces. In such cases, employers act with the aim of clarifying and resolving the incident, and it may be possible to request a written defense of the […]

DEVRİM ÇUKUR

Devrim Çukur is one of the founding partners of Çukur & Partners Law Firm in 1993. Devrim is the managing partner of Çukur & Partners and leads Corporate and M&A and International Practice Groups in the firm.

DRAFT GUIDELINE ON PACKAGING INFORMATION AND READABILITY OF FOODS FOR SPECIAL MEDICAL PURPOSES HAS BEEN PUBLISHED

“Draft Guideline on Packaging Information and Readability of Foods for Special Medical Purposes” (“Guideline”), which legislation work continues, has been published on the website by Turkish Medicines and Medical Devices Agency (“Agency”) on 07.06.2022. In this letter, we will share some basic information regarding the content of the aforementioned Guideline. WHAT ARE THE PURPOSE AND […]

COMPETITION BOARD UPDATES THE ANNUAL GROSS REVENUE DEFINITION!

The Competition Board (“Board“) recently underwent a thorough revision of the concept of “Annual Gross Revenue”; the primary factor used to determine the fines imposed on undertakings in situations of infringement. In accordance with the subparagraph (f) of the article 3 titled “Definitions” of Regulation on Fines to Apply in Cases of Agreements, Concerted Practices […]

THE COMPETITION BOARD’S APPLICATION OF SETTLEMENT PROCEDURE

The mechanism of settlement, which is frequently used since the year 2008 by European Commission authorities in Competition Law, came into force with the amendment of Article 43 entitled “Initiation of Investigation, Commitment and Settlement” of the Law on the Protection of Competition numbered 4054 (“Law”) on 16.06.2020. Within the scope of this practice introduced […]