Report: Popular cafe chain won't hire Arab workers

Popular caf chain Arcafe refuses to take on Israeli Arab employees and lies to them about their reasons, an Army Radio investigation revealed. For more than a month, an Arab student from Tel Aviv applied for work at central branches of the chain and was rejected time after time, with the branches claiming that they already had a full staff. A Jewish applicant who presented identical credentials during the same time at the same places was hired immediately. "Each event-if it occurred-was in complete opposition to company policy and the management's worldview," Arcafe management said in a statement. "The information from Army Radio was a call to action for the company management, who immediately acted to make it clear to branch managers that company policy does not allow discrimination of any kind."