The corona virus, which took place in Wuhan, China and has influenced the world since last December, brought many precautions to be taken. As people began to take personal precautions, avoid crowded and socializing environments with increasing cases, the ensuing official measures were not delayed. In this process, while many organizations, cafes, restaurants, night clubs, cinemas and theaters were closed, prayers performed in congregation in mosques were temporarily stopped with the decision of the ministry. Many institutions also switched from home to work to prevent the outbreak from spreading further. Coronavirus outbreak, all over the world and Official data of about 28 million jobs in Turkey where the employer also has become a major concern. Aim to evaluate the subject in detail EGİAD Aegean Young Businessmen Association organized a Webinar on “Measures Taken in Working Life” and hosted SGK Izmir Provincial Director Ekrem Gülcemal online for detailed information.
Attention to Socio-Economic Fluctuations
Making the opening speech EGİAD Stating that the effects of the disease on human health, the speed and severity of the disease have created a great pressure on the national health systems, Chairman of the Board of Directors said, “This pressure has been followed by a rare supply shock in the global economy. Accordingly, it is predicted that the current effects in the fields of production, supply chain and employment will become more complex in the medium term, causing serious socio-economic fluctuations on a global scale. Considering the roles of governments in social and economic life, we are going through extraordinary times when speed and agility in the public sector have the greatest impact on public health and the economy. In this sense, it is very important to follow the support packages and legal regulations implemented in our country. Undoubtedly, the most important of these is the regulations in the field of Social Security. ”
Turkey Successfully Passed Exam
SGK İzmir Provincial Director Ekrem Gülcemal emphasized that one of the most important issues in this process is the health and safety of employees in the public and private sectors who continue to work. Gülcemal listed the measures taken by the Ministry of Family, Labor and Social Services and the Social Security Institution, item by item; implementation of minimum wage support, benefiting from short-time working allowance, extending the health reports of those with chronic diseases, postponing the SSI premium payments of employers and 4/b insured in sectors that can be covered by force majeure, starting to provide cash wage support to workers who cannot receive unemployment benefits or short-time working allowances, He pointed out that regulations were made under many titles, such as the prohibition of laying off workers for three months. SGK İzmir Provincial Director Ekrem Gülcemal emphasized that since the beginning of the work, the service has been provided at an intense pace by making fast decisions, and noted that enforcement payments, ipc notifications, control inspection processes are among the topics that have been postponed. Sharing information that 142 applications can be made online via e-government, SGK İzmir Provincial Director Ekrem Gülcemal said, “The daily basis for insurance premium. kazan128 TL per day for those insured with 2.5 TL or less; In total, a minimum wage support of 75 TL per month will be provided. Apart from this, the health reports of those with chronic diseases have been extended. The minimum pension was increased to 500 TL. Holiday bonuses were paid at the beginning of April. It has been decided that workers coming from abroad will receive incapacity allowance during the quarantine. "Measures were taken for the supply of respirators covered by SSI," he said. Emphasizing that there is no problem in the supply of respirators, Gülcemal said, “We have 20 thousand respirators in the field. In this process, we did not experience a device shortage problem. The system tested itself in this process. In these days when many countries of the world are failing in the classroom, Turkey has successfully passed the exam”.