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March 27, 2024

Israel Freezes Convalescence Pay Rate

The purpose of reducing convalescence days and freezing the pay rate in 2024 is to budget benefits for reservists.

March 21, 2024

Swords of Iron War: Flexible Workdays Wartime Relief

A recently signed general permit makes it easier for employees to make up for missed work hours due to constraints deriving from the absence of their spouses or the other parent of their children as a result of the state of emergency in Israel.

March 20, 2024

Israel Raises Minimum Wage

According to the update, which will take effect on April 1, 2024, the minimum wage for a full-time job will be ILS 5,880.02. The increase will also be reflected in the sums of social contributions to provident and severance pay funds, vacation pay, overtime pay, and sick pay.

March 19, 2024

Swords of Iron War: Extension Order on Reservists' Rights

The provisions of the collective bargaining agreement came into effect upon the promulgation of the extension order. These provisions include directives regarding employee dismissals, rights of spouses of reservists, and more.

March 18, 2024

Swords of Iron War: Payment of Wages to Absent Employees

An extension order applies the provisions of the collective bargaining agreement and regulates the payment of wages to employees who were unable to report to work due to the Swords of Iron War.

November 14, 2023

Webinar: Labor Relations during a State of Emergency

Our firm hosted a webinar in collaboration with the Tel Aviv Central Israel Chamber of Conference. Netta Bromberg, the head of our firm’s Employment Department, lectured on the duties and rights of both employers and employees during wartime.

March 20, 2023

Lawful Employment Termination in a Changing Labor Market

Employers must be diligent about complying with Israeli labor law and case law when dismissing employees, even during layoffs and reorganization processes, including employees’ statutory rights to a dismissal hearing with their lawyer present.

March 12, 2023

Stricter Obligations on Recipients of Contract Workers’ Services on Their Premises

From now on, recipients of contract workers’ services must periodically review the wages paid to the service contractor’s employees working on their premises, set up a mechanism for clarifying workers’ grievances, and fulfill a series of other obligations designed to protect contract workers’ rights.

December 18, 2022

Exceptional Workplace Bullying Compensation Awarded to an Employee in Israel

The Israeli National Labor Court awarded ILS 300,000 to the employee after a regional labor court awarded the employee only ILS 60,000.

November 28, 2022

Can Israeli Employers Request Medical Information during the Hiring Process?

The Israeli Privacy Protection Authority recently published a document presenting its position and recommendations on the privacy protection aspects pertinent to waivers of medical confidentiality and disclosures of medical information during the hiring process.

August 3, 2022

Implications of Israeli Public Transportation Reform on Reimbursement of Employees' Travel Expenses

Many employers in Israel calculated the daily travel cost according to the monthly pass. As a result of the reform employers may be required to recalculate the cost of their employees’ daily reimbursement.