Short-time working request form in Turkey

Short Time Work Application No: (To be given by IŞKUR) 
2Field of Activity of the Workplace 
3Workplace Address 
4İŞKUR Workplace Number  (Available from İŞKUR units) 
5Social Security Institution Workplace Registration Number 
6Date of Start and End of the Short-time workingStart Date:                               End Date:        
7Reason for Application (put X in the relevant box)Compelling Reason Arising from External Influences   Foreign Exchange Effect   Covid-19 Effect       Other Compelling Reason (Erthquake, fire, flood, etc.)
8If a Collective Labour Agreement is signedName of the Union                                          Period
9Total Number of Workers Employed at the Workplace on the Application DateFemaleMaleTotal
10Number of Workers for Short-Term WorkingFemaleMaleTotal
11The method by which short-time working will be applied (put X in the relevant box)Reduction of Weekly Working Hours in the Whole Workplace Partially Reduction of Weekly Working Hours in the WorkplaceSuspension of activity in the entire workplace Partially Suspension of activity in the workplace
12Whether short-time working has been applied in the workplace beforeYES                                                                        NO
13Name and Surname of the Official to be contacted on behalf of the Employer at the WorkplaceName Surname Phone Email 
14Contact Information of the workplacePhone Fax
15Documents to be enclosed (They must be sent/delivered at the time of application.)1. List of workers to be subject to short-time working 2. Documents on the determination of the suitability of short-time working *Documents showing that the working time has been reduced or the activity has been partially / completely stopped (e.g. payrolls, payroll records, documents showing that production, service and / or exports have been reduced, orders and / or contracts have been cancelled) * Other documents indicating that it is within the scope of workplaces whose activities have been suspended by the official authorities 


Article 2 of the Unemployment Insurance Law No. 4447, short-time working is a practice for the protection of employment to be applied in the event of a general economic, sectoral or regional crisis or a significant reduction or suspension of working time in the workplace due to compelling reasons. Short-time working is a payment made to workers for the period during which they cannot work. During this period, only general health insurance premiums are paid.

Within the framework of the above-mentioned explanations and the provisions of the Regulation on Short-Time Working and Short-Time Working Allowance

1. I have sent/delivered the list (Annex-1) containing information about the workers to be employed for short-time working prepared in the format determined by the Institution in the annex to this petition,

2. I will send/deliver the requested information and documents to the Ministry Labour Inspectors in order to determine the eligibility for short-time working to be applied in my workplace,

3. I will keep records of the working hours of the workers benefiting from the short-time working allowance and submit them to the authorities upon request,

4. After the eligibility determination is completed, my requests to change the list of workers to be applied short-time working and/or to increase the duration of short-time working applied in the workplace will be considered as a new application,

5. If I do not provide the requested information, documents and records within the specified period, an administrative fine will be imposed in accordance with Article 92 of Law No. 4857,

6. The employer and the Institution shall pay the amount of wages and short-time working allowance for the unworked week holidays, national holidays and general holidays of the short-time working employee in proportion to the period of short-time working,

7. The payments to be made by the Institution in short-time working practices on the grounds of compelling reasons shall start after the one-week period stipulated in Article 24, subparagraph (III) and Article 40 of the Labour Law No. 4857, and the wage for this period belongs to the employer,

8. I will not request short-time working payment above the short-time working rate notified to me as a result of the eligibility determination,

9. In case of a change in the total number of employees subject to the determination of conformity (employee entry/exit), I will notify within 10 days with the justification,

10. I will announce the result of the short-time working examination in a place visible to the workers in the workplace and, if any, notify the trade union party to the collective labour agreement, and in cases where I cannot make an announcement to the workers through announcement, I will make a written notification to the workers subject to short-time working,

11. I will notify the Institution of the start and end dates of the health report or the start and end dates of the health report of the short-time working allowance recipients in case they start to receive an old-age pension, are recruited under arms for any reason or leave their job due to the labour duty arising from any law,

12. In the event that I decide to start normal operations, I will notify the Agency unit, the trade union party to the collective labour agreement, if any, and the workers in writing six working days in advance,

13. Social Security Institution (SSI) records will be taken as basis in determining the field of activity of the workplace,

14. I will notify the SSI Monthly Premium and Service Certificate and the reason for the missing days as “18-Short Work Allowance” on behalf of the workers on short-time working,

15. I will pay the overpayments arising from my incomplete and / or incorrect notification to the institution with legal interest,

I accept and undertake.

Employer Name Surname :

Stamp and Signature :

Date :