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Name: Labour Act No. 4857 of 22 May 2003.
Country: Turkey
Subject(s): Labour codes, general labour and employment acts
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2003-05-22
Entry into force:
Published on: Resmi Gazete, 2003-06-10, No. 25134, pp. 1-32
Unofficial English translation, 2003-06 (PDF 257KB)
ISN: TUR-2003-L-64083
Bibliography: Resmi Gazete, 2003-06-10, No. 25134, pp. 1-32
Unofficial English translation, 2003-06 PDF 257KB PDF 257KB
Unofficial English translation, Prof. Dr. Toker Dereli, Turkish Employer's Association of Metal Industries, Turkey
English translation English translation ILO Ankara, Turkey PDF PDF (consulted on 2011-01-24)
Abstract/Citation: New Labour Act replacing the former one from 1971. Contains 122 sections amending main labour concepts of employer, employment relation, sub-contractor and temporary employment. Also deals with various types of labour contract according to job duration, and with conditions of termination of employment. Incorporates the principle of equality of treatment which was previously regulated under the Constitution. Also deals with wages, work organisation, work duration, occupational health and safety, placement, labour inspection and administrative sanctions. Unofficial English translation.
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