Introduction:

An employer of a foreign worker is obligated to enter into a written employment agreement with the worker, that details the conditions of the worker's employment in a language the worker can understand
Failure to sign an employment contract with a foreign worker constitutes a criminal offense
One copy of the employment contract should be sent to the worker and another copy should be kept in the workplace with the rest of the foreign worker's documents


The employer of a foreign worker is obligated to enter into a written employment agreement with the worker, that details the conditions of the worker's employment.

  • The contract must be written in a language the worker understands.
  • The employer must give a copy of the contract to the worker.

Who is Eligible?

  • Every foreign worker employed in Israel.

How to Claim It?

  • Before a foreign worker begins employment, the employer must sign a contract with the worker, in a language understandable to the worker.
  • The contract must include the following sections:
  • After the contract is signed one copy of the employment contract should be sent to the worker and another copy should be kept in the workplace with the rest of the foreign worker's documents.

Please Note

  • Employment of a foreign worker without signing an employment contract is a criminal offense and can be punishable with prison time and a fine of thousands of shekels.

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