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* An employer who fires an employee may expect financial sanctions.
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* An employer who fires an employee should expect financial sanctions.
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*The employer is prohibited from firing an employee during [[Maternity Leave]] as well during the period of [[Unpaid Leave Following Maternity Leave]] if the employee takes it.  It is also prohibited to fire an employee during the 60 days after he/she returns from this leave.
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*For more information about limitations on firing and employee or changing the scope of an employee's job during or after maternity leave see:
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:*[[:he:החזרת עובדת לאחר חופשת לידה לאותה עבודה ובאותם תנאים|A woman is entitled to return from maternity leave to the same work conditions]]
 
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Revision as of 13:54, 19 October 2018

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 should expect financial sanctions.
  • The employer is prohibited from firing an employee during Maternity Leave as well during the period of Unpaid Leave Following Maternity Leave if the employee takes it. It is also prohibited to fire an employee during the 60 days after he/she returns from this leave.
  • For more information about limitations on firing and employee or changing the scope of an employee's job during or after maternity leave see:

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

Credits