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Closed Society: February 14, 2013‎

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The Tel Aviv Labor Court ruled that fashion chain store Crocker will pay damages to three Arab employees who served as sales personnel, finding that they were illegally fired due to ethnic discrimination.

(Hebrew)

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February 14th, 2013 at 1:51 pm

Local Government: December 13, 2011

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The staff of the Town Council and the education department in Jisr Al- Zarqa declared a strike, after they have not been paid in the last six months.

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December 13th, 2011 at 7:09 pm

Economy and Society: December 12, 2011

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A new study determines that migrant laborers are employed under harsh conditions.  According to the study, laborers from the Philippines earn less than the minimum wage and Thai laborers do not receive severance pay.

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December 12th, 2011 at 11:43 pm

Economy and Society: October 28, 2011

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More than 10,000 Arab women are employed in agriculture through local contractors, who pay them 100 NIS for an 8-10 hour workday.

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October 28th, 2011 at 10:43 pm

Economy: 24 February, 2011

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Despite a measurable rise over the past five years, in the amount of complaints against contractor firms for cleaning and security services, who violated workers’ rights, only about 300 penalty fines were given to such firms. Half of these were not paid.

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February 24th, 2011 at 4:25 pm

Economy: 29 December, 2010

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Dorit Beinish, Presiding Justice of the Supreme Court, sharply criticized the state’s conduct in the attorneys’ strike, which has been ongoing for more than a month. Beinish wondered why the Treasury has held no communication with the attorneys and why it has not contacted the Labor Court to conduct negotiations under its auspices. “You have no explanation for taking the roundabout way instead of the highway,” she said. (Hebrew)

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December 30th, 2010 at 2:19 am