In today's industrialized world, the job security remains as a core issue in labor relations and is vital for social peace in thesocial states. The job security simply refers to employees'(the weaker party) probability of keeping their jobs, which cannot be very easy in many occasions such as during economicrecession, or in case of surplus of labor supply.
Turkey has ratified the "Termination of Employment Convention, 1982 (No. 158)", the Convention concerning Termination of Employment at the Initiative of the Employer (Entry into force: 23 Nov 1985), which adopts new international standards on the subjects such as justification for termination, procedure prior to or at the time of termination, procedure of appeal against termination concerning terminations of employment.
Also the "European Social Charter (revised) - Explanatory Report - 1996," whose article 24 sets forth the right to protection in cases of termination of employment has been approved by the Parliament.