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Israel has become an attractive destination for businesses, whether opening operations in Israel or acquiring existing operations. The Israeli market includes cutting-edge research and development and access to some of the leading talents in a range of industries. Many international entities have development centers in Israel (among the many are Intel, Microsoft, Google and SONY).
You have decided to dismiss an employee. Here are five rules of thumb for conducting a hearing proceeding. These are designed to help you through the process, as well as to minimize the risks of lawsuits and employee demands for monetary compensation on the basis of unlawful dismissal.
Many employers worry about the day they might discover their employees are organizing and joining a labor union. This concern is natural, since an employer used to running its business as it deems fit, and according to its business needs, is not interested in sharing the helm with its employees’ representation.
The year 2015 was characterized by legislative initiatives and interesting rulings relating to the labor market in Israel –employers became obligated to send written notices to job candidates about whether or not they have been accepted for employment, the issue of soccer games on Saturday and more.
Employee rights in Israel are regulated by a long list of laws, extension orders and collective bargaining agreements. The perception of labor law is that it is primarily protective of employees vis-à-vis employers, and indeed, a basic rule of law states that employee contracts cannot derogate from rights prescribed in laws, extension orders and collective bargaining agreements, but may only supplement them