Finance Ministry, Histadrut extend emergency deal for public sector

The Finance Ministry and the Histadrut agreed on Wednesday to extend an agreement to arrange the employment of workers in the public sector and ensure the stability of the public sector during the lockdown.
Employers will work to increase the number of employees working while continuing to follow Health Ministry regulations and providing public services.
Employees who cannot return to work in the meantime will be eligible to receive payments equaling 70% of their wage.