Conclusion of the Government on Annual Leave from February 12, 2021

The Government rendered the Conclusion on February 12, 2021. with recommendations for employers to allow employees who have not used the corresponding annual leave for 2020 due to the nature of work in emergency circumstances due to the COVID19 virus epidemic, temporary incapacity for work due to the virus infection or due to isolation or home isolation, to use the annual leave in 2021 or to use the first part of the annual leave in the length of two work weeks continuously until December 31, 2021, and the remaining part until June 30, 2022.

The Conclusion also states the recommendations for the employers allow the above mentioned employees affected by COVID19 who have not used part of the annual leave from 2019 until the end of the year 2019, to use the unused part of the annual leave no later than June 30, 2021, and to use it before using the annual leave for 2020.