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Turkey extends layoff ban by two months to combat economic impact of COVID-19 pandemic

The has been extended in as part of the country's struggle to fight the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economy. The decision was announced in the Official Gazette on Friday after being signed by President . The presidential decree retains layoff ban decision until mid-November.

Published September 04,2020

Turkey has extended by two months a layoff ban it introduced to combat the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

The presidential decision, which retains the ban until mid-November, was announced in the Official Gazette on Friday.

The measure was first imposed in April for three months, but President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has the authority to extend it until July 2021.