Labor and Social Affairs Ministry

Labor Ministry: Decline in work-related deaths - report

"Almost 70% of [building] sites do not report to us, they are not at all on our radar."


Ministry too busy with 'real problems' to investigate rape of the disabled

While parents of children with special needs were horrified by the report of the abuse and the response of the ministry, the truth is that few were surprised.

A haredi woman-only workplace in Israel

Vulnerable employees unprotected as labor enforcement dept. overtaxed

Some 15,000 requests to put pregnant women on unpaid leave have been submitted since the beginning of the pandemic; the annual average is only 1,000. "I can only handle a small number of complaints."


Emergency sensors offered for thousands of elderly people who live alone

'We were all appalled by the sad cases of elderly people who passed away in their homes and nobody knew about it. We are doing everything we can to prevent such situations'

An ultra-Orthodox Jewish boy leans against sacks of onions at a food distribution center providing f

Social Affairs Ministry to issue 30,000 vouchers for Passover food

The total amount spent by the ministry will come to NIS 9 million.

Israeli gay couple asked by ministry: 'Which of you is the mother?'

This is not the first time the couple has encountered such issues, but on prior occasions there was no insistence on the matter.

A MOTHER puts her children to bed in a public bomb shelter in Ashkelon during the 2014 Gazan war

What should you do if you hear a rocket siren?

As rockets fly, welfare institutions, public health officials issue recommendations.

A worker tends to systems in the back of a Mobileye autonomous driving test vehicle, at the Mobileye

Study shows Israeli employment at record high, pay gaps remain

While the country's unemployment rate is a "healthy" 4%, the report details considerable obstacles that still remain in the integration of Arab women and ultra-Orthodox men into the workforce.

High tech students

New govt program aims to provide free training, job placement in hi-tech

We Code aims to recruit young people from diverse populations – Arab-Israelis, Ethiopians, people with disabilities, ultra-Orthodox- as well as from the social periphery aged 25-30.

Children get close to the land on Tu Bishvat, 2005

Social Services Ministry budgets NIS 190m. for early childhood education

Among the municipalities to receive the funds are Ashkelon, Binyamina-Givat Ada, Jerusalem and Haifa.

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