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Finance Ministry, National Insurance solve maternity benefit crisis

Women who had been unemployed or on unpaid leave for extended periods of time will now be eligible for maternity benefits for babies born between January 1 and June 30 of this year.

A beggar sits and asks for money amid the coronavirus crisis, Jerusalem, 2020

Despite COVID-19 vaccine, Israel's unemployment to stay high - Leumi

A potential third lockdown due to morbidity rates will lead to higher unemployent rates.

Protest in front of Labor Court

Concerns about ‘chronic unemployment culture’ mount

22% of Israelis under 22 are unemployed • Economy Minister Amir Peretz calls to begin using the German Model.

Labor courts are dealing with many challenges and crises all hitting at the same time.

The chief justice, employees, employers and coronavirus

A ‘Magazine’ exclusive on Varda Wirth Livne, the woman attempting to hold the workplace world together

Gov't unemployment data inaccurate, impairs decision-making - state comptroller

In April, the CBS reported 1.413 million unemployed people, while the Employment Agency reported 1.125 million and the NII reported a mere 902,000, a total discrepancy of more than 50%.

Israeli self-employed protest the lack of financial support from the Israeli government in times of

Can Israelis survive financially until a vaccine for COVID-19 is found?

879,131 Israelis are seeking work, and the country currently has an 11.9# unemployment rate.

Jerusalem family of six, unable to pay rent, relocates to the lake

About a week ago, the Ofir family camp was paid a visit by local authorities, who demanded they vacate the area. Ofir told the authorities that they have no plans to stay there for a long time.


Sperm donation rates skyrocket in Israel amid coronavirus crisis

Private sperm banks saw an increase in donation 15-30%, while public banks in hospitals saw a jump in donations of between 100-300%.

Histadrut labor federation chairman Arnon Bar-David

Histadrut head calls to extend unemployment benefits eligibility

The eligibility period for thousands of young workers is currently scheduled to expire at the end of June.

Allies of the Machane Yehuda market stand empty due to coronavirus

69% of unemployed Israelis remain out of work

A total of 1.06 million applications for unemployment assistance from the National Insurance Institute were submitted immediately prior to and during the coronavirus outbreak

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