Introduction:

This page outlines the government agencies that deal with employment and employee rights

Government Agency Areas of Responsibility Topics
The Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor The Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor is responsible for all areas related to employment. All workers' rights relevant to the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor.
Administration for the Regulation and Enforcement of Labor Laws Regulation of the labor market and enforcment of labor laws to realize workers' rights, identification of violations and reducing damages for low-waged salaried employees. Labor laws that protect the rights of workers
Equal Employment Opportunity Ombudsman The ombudsman is responsible for enforcing all regulations related to equality at work and treatment of cases where prohibited discrimination occurred. Equal employment opportunities, Working women
The Employment of Women Law Ombudsman Responsible for issuing permits according to the Employment of Women Law Working women
Equal Opportunity Rights for the Disabled Ombudsman The ombudsman works in the framework of the Ministry of Justice and its goal is to aid People with Disabilities All of the rights relevant to people with disablities; specifically in the realm of employment.
The Center for the Integration of People with Disabilities into the Work Place The center works under the Ministry of Finance and aims for the full integration, as salaried and self-employed workers, of people with disabilities. Employment of People with Disabilities
The Rights for Foreign Workers Ombudsman Protection of labor rights for foreign workers in Israel Rights of Foreign Workers
The Legal Aid Division - Ministry of Justice Providing advice and legal assistance at no cost for people with low income. Workers' rights, Discrimination at work, Sexual harassment at work
Employment Services Find a local employment services office Regulation of the market in areas such as: placement services, employment market research in Israel, and working with the National Insurance Institute to locate eligible recipients. Presentation of oneself at the Employment Services Office, The Employment Office Committee for assessing work ability
The Authority for the Advancement of the Status of Women Proper representation of women in public bodies, senior positions and positions of influence. Equal employment opportunities, Working women
The National Insurance Institute The institution responsible for the payment of pensions and benefits to which the working public are entitled. Health-Related Employee Rights, Working women, Termination of Employment
Income Tax Responsible for collecting taxable income from workers. Workers' wages and components
Institute for Occupational Safety and Hygiene Guidance and aid for the advancement of safety and health in the workplace]] Safe work environment, work conditions