'Foreign workers are 10 percent of Israeli labor force'

By JPOST.COM STAFF
June 1, 2010 12:27




Bank of Israel officials discussed options for reducing the number of foreign workers residing in Israel on Tuesday, mentioning the possibility of providing economic incentives to workers choose to leave.

"Foreign workers comprise ten percent of the Israeli labor force," said the deputy president of the Bank of Israel on Tuesday.

He continued, "we need to find ways to reduce that number, including the use of incentives."



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