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Turkmenistan – Employer of Record 

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Globalization Partners provides employer of record services for clients that want to hire employees and run payroll without first establishing a branch office or subsidiary in Turkmenistan. Your candidate is hired via Globalization Partners’ Turkmenistan PEO in accordance with local labor laws and can be onboarded in days instead of the months it typically takes. The individual is assigned to work on your team, working on your company’s behalf exactly as if he or she were your employee to fulfill your in-country requirements.

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Our Global Employer of Record Platform™ and Global PEO service enables clients to run payroll in Turkmenistan while HR services, tax, and compliance management matters are lifted from their shoulders onto ours. As a Global PEO expert, we manage employment contract best practices, statutory and market norm benefits, and employee expenses, as well as severance and termination if required. We also keep you apprised of changes to local employment laws in Turkmenistan.

Your new employee is productive sooner, has a better hiring experience and is 100% dedicated to your team. You’ll have peace of mind knowing you have a team of dedicated employment experts assisting with every hire. Globalization Partners allows you to harness the talent of the brightest people in more than 170 countries around the world, quickly and painlessly.

Basic Hiring Facts in Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan is located in Asia and has a population of 5.24 million. The capital city of Turkmenistan is Ashgabat which has a population of 1.032 million. Turkmenistan has the 4th biggest reserve of natural gas in the world and is 9th largest cotton-producing country.

When negotiating terms of an employment contract and offer letter with an employee in Turkmenistan, it may be useful to keep the following in mind:

Turkmenistan Holidays

  • New Year’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Turkmenbashi Birthday
  • National Flag Day
  • International Women’s Day
  • Novruz-Bayram (Turkmen New Year)
  • Victory Day
  • Constitution Day
  • Day of election of First President
  • Day of Remembrance
  • Independence Day
  • Neutrality Day

Employment Contracts in Turkmenistan

In Turkmenistan, employment contracts can be oral or written, but it is best practice to put a strong, written contract in place, in Turkmen or Russian, which spells out the terms of the employee’s compensation, benefits, and termination requirements. An offer letter and employment contract in Turkmenistan should always state the salary and any compensation amounts in Turkmenistan Manat rather than a foreign currency. The employment contract template is part of the service with Globalization Partners; no need to draft a separate template if you use our employer of record and PEO service in Turkmenistan.

Why Globalization Partners

Establishing a branch office or subsidiary in Turkmenistan to engage a small team is time-consuming, expensive and complex. Labor law in Turkmenistan has strong worker protections, requiring great attention to detail and an understanding of local best practices. Globalization Partners makes it painless and easy to expand into Turkmenistan. We can help you hire your candidate of choice, handle HR matters and payroll, and ensure that you’re in compliance with local laws, without the burden of setting up a foreign branch office or subsidiary. Our Turkmenistan PEO and Global Employer of Record Platform provides you peace of mind so that you can focus on running your business.

If you would like to discuss how Globalization Partners can provide a seamless employee leasing or PEO solution for hiring employees in Turkmenistan, please contact us.

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