Yishai: Shas working to outlaw government contract work

February 6, 2012 16:07


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Interior Minister Eli Yishai called contract work “humiliating, and must be removed from this world,” speaking in a Shas faction meeting on Monday.

He also announced that Shas would work to promote a bill by MK Avraham Michaeli (Shas) that would forbid government offices to hire contract workers. Shas sees Michaeli’s proposal as the beginning of a solution for this “disease,” the interior minister said.

According to Yishai, the contract work system combines a low salary with “a lack of red lines” as to the intensity of the work.

“Unfortunately, this all takes place under the government’s sponsorship,” he added.

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