According to Article 15 of the Labour Law No: 4857, trial period
for labour contracts may not exceed 2 months.1
Within this trial term, parties may terminate the employment
contract without having to observe the notice period or without
having to pay compensation. The employee becomes entitled to wages
and other rights for the days worked under this trial period.
Parties are not obliged to demonstrate any reasons for
termination within this trial period.
After the expiration of the trial period, a party who wishes to
terminate the contract shall observe the relevant rules of Labour
Law, depending on the nature of the contract (e.g.: employment
contract for indefinite period or definete period)
1. However, the trial period may be extended up to four
months by collective agreement.
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