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** Basic wage is paid for "special days" as well:
 
** Basic wage is paid for "special days" as well:
 
*** Summer break - 7 days off in the summer will be considered working days
 
*** Summer break - 7 days off in the summer will be considered working days
*** Knesset election day
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*** [[:he:בחירות לכנסת|Knesset election day]]
 
*** Holiday eves - 8 holiday eves per year will be paid as work days
 
*** Holiday eves - 8 holiday eves per year will be paid as work days
 
** Wages are paid to workers in accordance with the period and value of the work performed.
 
** Wages are paid to workers in accordance with the period and value of the work performed.

Revision as of 12:42, 7 July 2016

Introduction:

Employment for the blind and visually impaired is available in various sheltered employment factories throughout Israel, financed by public organizations.
Those employed in the sheltered employment factories are entitled to financial compensation.
  • The blind and visually impaired who find it difficult to find gainful employment are eligible to work in various sheltered employment factories throughout the couttnry, financed by public organizations.
  • The work conditions in the factories are suited to each specific disability and employees are paid for their work.

Wages for employees at sheltered workshops

  • Those employed in an employment factory are entitled to:
    • Basic wage for the first 5 hours of daily work in the factory, for those who work at least 12 hours per month. The basic wage is 50% of hourly wage.
    • Basic wage is paid for "special days" as well:
      • Summer break - 7 days off in the summer will be considered working days
      • Knesset election day
      • Holiday eves - 8 holiday eves per year will be paid as work days
    • Wages are paid to workers in accordance with the period and value of the work performed.
    • Social benefits (for the two components indicated above) - This payment constitutes 15.83% of the salary and it includes: vacation pay, sick pay, accident insurance, severance pay, provident fund savings, and National Insurance payments - as determined by the National Insurance Institute.
    • Net salary is paid by the 10th of every month.

List of Sheltered Employment Factories

List of factories on the Ministry of Social Affairs and Social Services website ===

Central Region

  • Schocken 30, Tel Aviv, 65532, Tel: 03-6823886, Fax: 03-6829174
  • Herzl 6, Bat Yam, 59306, Tel: 03-6596724, Fax: 03-5556105, 03-5556176
  • Harav Yosef Gamliel, PO Box 257, Gedera 70080, Ted: 08-8593377, Fax: 08-8593377
  • Hovot Halevavot 11, Herzliya, 46323, Tel: 09-9504369, Fax: 09-9586711, Click here for more details about the factory in Herzliya
  • Hamelacha 26, Holon, Tel: 03-5172824, Fax: 03-5170931
  • Harechev 8, Netanya, 42379, Tel: 09-8628284, Fax: 09-8628284
  • Gavrielov St., PO Box 1477, Rechovot, 76114, Tel: 08-9466188, Fax: 08-9469555
  • Hanarkisim 43, PO Box 2171, Ramat Gan, 52121, Tel: 03-7527172, Fax: 03-7523703

Jerusalem Region

  • Sapir Center, Givat Shaul, Jerusalem, Tel: 02-6511943, Fax: 02-6528164
  • Harishonim 11, PO Box 249, Ashdod, 77102, Tel: 08-8523979, Fax: 08-8535147
  • Remez Street, PO Box 133, Ashkelon, Tel: 08-6724821, Fax: 08-6724821

Northern Region

  • "Migdal Or", Haifa, Kiryat Chaim, 26244, Tel: 077-7721373, Fax: 077-7721361
  • Bir Neighborhood, PO Box 2165, Umm al-Fahm, 30010, Tel: 04-6314996, Fax: 04-6314996
  • Kfar Kara, 30085, Tel: 04-6351671
  • Majd al-Krum, 20190, Tel: 04-9881126, Fax: 04-9881126
  • Rimon 3a, Nazareth Illit, 17000, Tel: 04-6478888, 04-6015080

Southern Region

  • Yehuda HaNahtom11, PO Box 3711, Beer Sheva, 84131, Tel: 08-6468451/2, Fax: 08-6239904
  • Ashlagan 3, Kiryat Gat, 82000, Tel: 6811472, Fax: 08-6811472


Who is Eligible?

  • People who have disabilities that make it hard for them to integrate into the work force.

How to Claim It?

Laws and Regulations

Sources