Israeli settlers pay & treat Palestinian workers far better than their fellow Palestinian employers, and don’t demand kickbacks from women workers.
By Israel Today Staff
If Israeli Jews are such blood-thirsty haters of all things Arab, then why do Palestinian Arabs prefer working for them?
Palestinian Authority TV acknowledged as much in recent broadcasts of the program Workers’ Affairs, which were translated by Palestinian Media Watch.
Palestinian laborers employed by Israelis
A number of Palestinian laborers were interviewed, and openly stated that both pay and work conditions for Arabs are far better with Israeli employers than with fellow Palestinians. Continue Reading »
Israel’s ultra-Orthodox community is witnessing a revolt by its young as more & more haredim seek to transcend their lives of poverty & isolation by enlisting in the IDF, entering the country’s workforce, & pursuing academic educations.
By Associated Press & Israel Hayom Staff
A quiet revolution is arising inside the insular world of Israel’s ultra-Orthodox Jewish community, chipping away at the walls its leaders have erected to protect against what they see as the dangers of secularism. More and more young ultra-Orthodox are insisting they can continue to lead pious lives while also embracing technology, the modern workplace and their fellow Israelis. Continue Reading »
Arab workers go to court demanding Israeli law be applied to a factory where they work in Samaria that’s under Palestinian Authority jurisdiction, but Israeli courts reject their petition.
By Shimon Cohen
A group of Arab residents of Samaria living under the administration of the Palestinian Authority (PA) has submitted a legal demand asking that Israeli employment laws be implemented in the area where they work – the industrial region of Nitzanei Shalom, just over the 1949 Armistice lines to the east of Netanya.
The reason for the suit is a desire on the part of the Arab workers to receive various social rights enshrined in the Israeli laws, benefits they currently do not enjoy under the PA. Continue Reading »
The 92,000 Palestinians who work for Israelis earn an average of NIS 198 (about $52) per day, while Palestinian working under the Palestinian Authority, make NIS 91 per day, or 45% of those in Israel.
The number of Palestinians working for Israelis on either side of the Green Line doubled in the last four years and now make up 2.2 percent of all workers in the country, according to the Bank of Israel’s upcoming 2014 annual report.
Palestinian laborers work at a construction site in a settlement near Jerusalem – Photo: REUTERS
“The size of the Palestinian employment in the Israeli economy is expected to continue to grow in the foreseeable future,” the central bank said in an excerpt published on Tuesday. Continue Reading »