According to the Conscription Law, a person can do compulsory military service for 6 months or he can do military service for only one month by paying a fee.
According to the law, the employee who terminates his employment contract due to active military service will be entitled to severance pay if he meets the conditions.
If it is revealed that the worker cannot do paid military service due to the lottery, he / she can receive severance pay by stating that he will quit due to military service. If he does not make a notification, the employer can use his right of termination for justified reasons.
The employer is not obliged to give leave even if the workers who will go to the military for 21 days have requested unpaid leave.
Employee’s entitlement to severance pay, appropriate termination conditions, etc. Since the issues vary according to the concrete situation, each concrete case should be evaluated accordingly. Our evaluations on the subject have been explained in general terms; You can contact our law firm in order to protect and obtain the rights of both the employee and the employer in the concrete case.
Lawyer Senem Ülküm YILMAZEL