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== Government Agencies == <!--גורמי ממשל-->
 
== Government Agencies == <!--גורמי ממשל-->
 
<!--{{הטמעת כותרת | נשים עובדות#גורמי ממשל}}-->
 
<!--{{הטמעת כותרת | נשים עובדות#גורמי ממשל}}-->
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[[Employment and Employee Rights/Government Agencies|For a list of government agencies dealing with employment and specifically with the employment of women]]
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! Government Agency!! Areas of Responsibility!! Topics
 
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| [[:he:הממונה על חוק עבודת נשים|The Employment of Women Law Ombudsman]]
 
| Responsible for issuing permits according to the [[:he:חוק עבודת נשים|Employment of Women Law]]
 
| [[:he:שוויון הזדמנויות בעבודה|Equal employment opportunities]], [[:he:נשים עובדות|Working women]]
 
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| [[:he:נציבות שוויון הזדמנויות בעבודה|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.
 
| [[:he:שוויון הזדמנויות בעבודה|Equal employment opportunities]], [[:he:נשים עובדות|Working women]]
 
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| [[:he:הרשות לקידום מעמד האישה|The Authority for the Advancement of the Status of Women]]
 
| Proper representation of women in public bodies, senior positions and positions of influence.
 
| [[:he:שוויון הזדמנויות בעבודה|Equal employment opportunities]], [[:he:נשים עובדות|Working women]]
 
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| [[:he:משרד התעשייה, המסחר והתעסוקה|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.
 
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| [[:he:המוסד לביטוח לאומי|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]], [[:he:נשים עובדות|Working women]], [[:he:סיום יחסי עבודה|Termination of employment]]
 
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|[[:he:מס הכנסה|Income Tax]]
 
|Responsible for collecting taxable income from workers.
 
|[[:he:שכר העבודה ומרכיביו|Workers' wages and components]]
 
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| [[:he:האגף לסיוע משפטי - משרד המשפטים|The Legal Aid Division - Ministry of Justice]]
 
| [[:he:סיוע משפטי חינם מהאגף לסיוע משפטי - משרד המשפטים|Providing advice and legal assistance]] at no cost for [[:he:אנשים החיים בעוני (עניים)|people with low income]].
 
| Workers' rights, [[:he:אפליה בעבודה|Discrimination at work]], [[:he:הטרדה מינית|Sexual harassment at work]]
 
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== Laws and Regulations == <!--חקיקה ונהלים-->
 
== Laws and Regulations == <!--חקיקה ונהלים-->
 
*[[:he:חוק עבודת נשים|The Employment of Women Law]], 5714-1954 - Section 9
 
*[[:he:חוק עבודת נשים|The Employment of Women Law]], 5714-1954 - Section 9

Revision as of 16:45, 28 September 2017

Introduction:

It is prohibited to fire an employee on maternity/paternity leave
This prohibition is absolute and one can not apply for a dismissal permit from the Ministry of Economy
An employer who fires an employee may expect financial sanctions
A complaint may be filed with the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor's Enforcement Unit against an employer who has fired an employee

Section 9c(1) of the Womens' Employment Law establishes an absolute prohibition on the firing of an employee during maternity/paternity leave and a prohibition on giving notification of dismissal during this period.

  • This prohibition is absolute and the employer can not apply for a dismissal permit from the Ministry of Economy during this period.

Who is Eligible?

How to Claim It?

  • The right should be granted automatically.
  • A complaint may be filed with the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor's Enforcement Unit against an employer who has fired an employee.

Please Note

  • An employer who fires an employee may expect financial sanctions.

Aid Organizations

  • Click here for a comprehensive listing of organizations that provide assistance for issues related to employment and workers' rights, specifically those listed under "ארגוני סיוע לנשים".

Government Agencies

For a list of government agencies dealing with employment and specifically with the employment of women

Laws and Regulations

Sources