employment

Israel faces significant underemployment, Employment Service warns

Underemployment refers to a situation in which individuals are forced to work in jobs below their skill level or expected wages.

16/06/2020
Economic outlook.
Knesset approves law for grants encouraging employment

According to the law, businesses will receive up to NIS 7,500 for every employee who returned to work on June 1, and NIS 3,500 for every employee who returned to work during May.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
16/06/2020
LGBT flag on Jerusalem's King George Street, July 31, 2018
United States Supreme Court bars discrimination against LGBT workers

Conservative Justices Samuel Alito, Clarence Thomas and Brett Kavanaugh dissented from Monday's ruling.

By REUTERS
16/06/2020
Birthright Excel launched first virtual business internship in Israel

Traditionally, Birthright Israel Excel is a 10-week summer internship in Israel open to Jewish North American top university students. This summer, it is being done via Zoom.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
09/06/2020
Small toy figures are seen in front of diplayed Amazon logo
E-commerce could prove a viable answer for under-employed people

E-commerce businesses should note that the international tax landscape is changing and monitor developments.

By LEON HARRIS
27/05/2020
Office space [Illustrative]
Four-day workweek idea goes viral thanks to New Zealand's PM

The shorter workweek, much like working from home, may not be an option for some industries

27/05/2020
Teenagers hold onto an inflatable water sport raft in the Red Sea, in Eilat
Emergency plan launched to assist coronavirus-hit Eilat

'Due to the severe impact of the coronavirus crisis on the tourism industry, there is no doubt that the rehabilitation of Eilat will take a long time'

19/05/2020
Tax Authority approves grants for thousands of self-employed

Self-employed workers whose annual revenues stand between NIS 18,000 and NIS 300,000 will be eligible for an additional grant ranging from NIS 700 to NIS 3,025, the Tax Authority said.

06/05/2020
Coronavirus unemployment is a crisis for Israel's young workers

"Many younger workers will spend the longest on leave because they often work in sectors at the heart of the crisis."

05/05/2020
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu makes a speech about the novel coronavirus in Israel.
Business owners vent anger: Gov’t policies leading to economic catastrophe

The most significant display of public discontent to date occurred as the Knesset heard that only 3,000 of 41,000 requests for loans made by small- and medium-sized businesses

By EYTAN HALON , MAAYAN HOFFMAN
20/04/2020
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