International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss


The Number of Worker in the Regulation of Labor Market in Turkey
Dr. Inci Kayhan Kuzgun

In this paper, it is aimed to highlight the importance of number of worker as the basic criterion for regulation of labour market in Turkey as a case study. The number of worker has been used as a criterion for legislative arrangements by first Labour Law 3008 since 1936. From a policy standpoint, the message is that there is a relationship between using of number of worker for regulation of labour market and the characteristcs of economy and labour market. It is result of main share of micro and small enterprises. Thus, it is aimed to protect micro and small sized enterprises in Turkey. This protective approach has been observed in three points. In the considering two exceptions of Labour Law 4857, in regulation of employment protection and in the obligation of employers. the regulations of labour market based on the number of worker have been analyzed in this paper.The paper is organized as follows. After giving a short overview of the literature, in section 2, main hypotheses are outlined, in section 3. the number of worker in regulation of labour market in Turkey has been considered within the legal framework as a case study. Main results and recommendations are provided in last section.

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