A foreign nursing care worker that lives in the patient's home is entitled to a weekly rest period of 25 hours
The employer is required to clarify the weekly rest period to the worker verbally and in writing
A worker that works during his weekly rest period is entitled to be paid 150% of his regular salary
See a court ruling on this subject in the "court ruling" section below

Who is Eligible

Compensation for a Worker Employed During his Weekly Rest Period

How to Claim It?

  • These rights should be given automatically by the employer.
  • In event that there is a violation of the worker's rights, a claim can be filed to the labor court. For an explanation on how to submit the claim see the Justice Ministry website.

Aid Organizations

Assistance in Employing Nursing Care Workers

Government Agencies

Court Rulings

Laws and Regulations

Additional Publications


English translation and maintenance by The Shira Pransky Project.