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Economy and Society: March 20, 2013

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The High Court of Justice this week rejected the petition of Yolanda Gloten, a home health aide who demanded overtime pay, ruling that current Israeli labor laws do not apply to live-in caregivers. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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March 20th, 2013 at 11:56 am

Economy and Society: March 5, 2013

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A national-religious Ulpana (girls’ high school) located in the center of the country will compensate  a teacher who was fired upon telling school officials she was pregnant through in-vitro fertilization. (Haaretz)

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March 5th, 2013 at 9:40 am

Judiciary: December 25, 2011

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The National Labor Court has ordered the Courts Administration to pay 30,000 Shekels in legal expenses after having been sued for contempt of court.  The Courts Administration did not fulfill a ruling ordering it to pay overtime to a lawyer, Eyal Harel, who worked as a legal apprentice to a Judge.

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December 25th, 2011 at 10:03 pm