Compulsory Mediation has been Officially Initiated

Compulsory Mediation has been Officially Initiated

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“The Labor Law” that regulates the competence, authority proceeding of labor courts and has brought the mediation application has published on the official gazette on 25.10.2017. Then labor courts can dismiss the cases which are filed without applying to the mediator.

Employees shall apply to the mediator before they bring any law suits against the employer for any severance and notice pay, annual leave and overtime work fee. Likewise employers shall apply to the mediator before they bring any lawsuit against the employee for any debts and compensations.

Within the scope of employment relation, the compensation requests arising from defamation or causing damage of the property by the employee shall be brought to the mediator.

In case a lawsuit is filed without applied to the mediator, the case shall be dismissed due to absence of cause of action.

The mediation requirement shall not be stipulated for the cases arising from pecuniary and non-pecuniary damages and recourse cases.