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Hire Workers in Turkey

Looking to conquer the world of business without getting tangled up in international employment complexities?

Look no further than TCWGlobal! The best payrolling and global employer of record in Turkey.

No cultural barrier or legal obstacle will stand in your way with us by your side. We will tailor our services to fit your unique needs and help you shine no matter where you want to operate in the world.

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Fixed-Term Contracts

Fixed-term contracts are only permissible when there is an objective reason to make it a fixed-term. If there isn't, it will be deemed indefinite. Successive fixed-term contracts that are not accompanied by objective justification will also be deemed indefinite.

Worker Classifications

There are no official subcategories of Workers in Turkey.

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Probationary Periods

Probationary periods are permitted up to two months. It can be extended up to four months with the Worker's agreement. During the probationary period, the contract can be terminated without notice and there is no obligation for severance.


In Turkey, Workers are entitled to 8 paid public holidays, which are recognized over approximately 14 days.

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After one year of service, Workers are entitled to annual leave as follows: 1 – 5 years: 14 days; 5 – 15 years: 20 days. Workers under the age of 18 or over the age of 50 must receive at least 20 days of annual leave. Annual leave can be carried over to subsequent years. Any accrued but unused leave must be paid at the time of termination.

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Sick Leave

Workers are entitled to sick pay from the government equal to either two-thirds or one-half of the daily gross wage depending on the nature of the injury or illness. That sick pay is paid by the employer and recouped from the government. Workers must provide a medical note and if the injury or illness exceeds ten days, the medical note must be from a doctor's panel rather than a single doctor.

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Work must not exceed 11 hours in one day or 45 hours per week. Otherwise, they must consent in writing. All overtime beyond the normal weekly hours to the 45-hour cap is payable at 125%. Overtime beyond the 45-hour cap is payable at 150%. Time off instead of payment for overtime is permissible. Overtime cannot exceed 270 hours per year.

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Employer of Record

Creating a worldwide workforce is a continuous process that extends beyond a contract.

TCWGlobal surpasses the typical employer of record (EOR) by ensuring that your team receives personalized attention, ranging from smooth payrolling management to customized benefits based on your specific needs and location.

  • Hire compliantly in 150 countries
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