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Recommendation from the KDK that the quarantine period of the Kovid-19 contact officer should be counted within the scope of administrative leave.


According to the statement made by the KDK, the officer who was considered in contact with a staff member in the National Lottery Administration due to the positive test of Covid-19, the time spent in quarantine for 14 days was recorded as normal, and therefore the report fee was deducted from his salary, did not speak because of the epidemic disease of Covid-19. applied to the KDK for the report to be converted into an administrative permit.

The applicant stated that although they were not sick with the other four personnel working in the same service, they were quarantined for 14 days for precautionary purposes.

The applicant, who stated that his and the other four personnel’s report fees were deducted on the payrolls of the period covering the period he was in quarantine, the “close contact” report given by the Ministry of Health, which was evaluated within the framework of the legislation by the institution, led to different practices in public institutions, while some institutions considered the report in question as an administrative leave, while others reported that he evaluated it as a normal report.

Since the “close contact” report is a precautionary report, the applicant requested that the quarantine period be converted into an administrative leave, not being evaluated as a normal report.

Examining the application, the KDK concluded that it was not fair to consider these people as sick patients, to convert their reports into sick leave and to make deductions from their salaries within the framework of the relevant legislation.

KDK made a recommendation regarding the counting of the time spent by the applicant under mandatory quarantine within the scope of administrative leave.

KDK also decided to convey the decision to the Ministry of Labor and Social Security in order to ensure harmony between public institutions and to appreciate and assign the necessary administrative actions in the decisions made about the time spent in contact with public personnel within the scope of Covid-19 measures.

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