Early Dismissal of Foreign Academics In Turkish Universities

Av. Ali Yurtsever L.L.M I. Legal Standing of Foreign Academics in Turkey The legal standing of academic personel (and foreign academics) employed in universities have been the subject of long-standing debates, mainly due to the conflicting decisions and precedents issued by the higher courts (Court of Appeals and the Council of State). The main issue with this …

TERMINATION OF EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS BY EMPLOYERS AS PER TURKISH LABOR LAW

I. OVERVIEW There are two separate systems provided in the Turkish Labor Law (the Law) for the termination of employment contracts. The first system is noted as the ‘freedom of termination’ (Art. 17), which essentially means that the employer is free to terminate employment contracts as it deems fit, provided that the contract is an …

WORK PERMIT APPLICATIONS FOR FOREIGNERS IN TURKEY

 I. OVERVIEW Turkey has a rather strict policy regarding foreign employment where the work permit applications procedures are tied to numerous criteria. It should be noted that the regulations regarding the work permit applications are quite complex and although the main regulation regarding work permits is the International Labor Law No. 6735 (the Law), most …

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