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COVID-19: Short-Term Working Allowance Extended to 30 June 2021

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Recent Development

The Presidential Decision No. 3910 published in the Official Gazette No. 31463 on 23 April 2021 extends the short-term working allowance due to COVID-19 to 30 June 2021.

What Does the Presidential Decision Say?

Short-Term Working Allowance

The short-time working allowance period for workplaces that applied for short-term working until 31 January 2021 (inclusive) is extended to 30 June 2021, based on the principles of the previous extensions.


The COVID-19 pandemic has substantially affected Turkey and working life practices in Turkey. The state continues to implement certain practices to support employers and protect employees. We recommend that employers closely monitor all legal changes regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.

Please stay up to date with further developments through the Esin Attorney Partnership Coronavirus Helpdesk.