Foreigner Work Hours and Overtime Regulation in Turkey

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FOREIGNER WORK HOURS AND OVERTIME REGULATION

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Under the Labor Law, the maximum regular working hours are 45 hours per week. In principle, 45 hours should be split equally among the working days.
However, in accordance with the Labor Law, working hours may be arranged by the employer within the legal limits.
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As a rule,
hours exceeding the limit of 45 hours per week are to be paid as “overtime hours”. The wage/salary for each hour of overtime work is paid by raising the hourly rate of the regular working salary by fifty percent. Instead of the overtime payment, employees may be granted 1.5 hours of free time for every overtime hour worked.
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Overtime hours worked during weekends and public holidays are to be paid as wage for one-day holiday and overtime wage. These rates may be increased on the basis of a collective or personal employment contracts between employees and employers.
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The total number of overtime hours worked per year may not exceed 270 hours.
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