Foreign workers’ deposit (legal information)

Israeli law stipulates that a monthly deposit be made for foreign workers in the construction, specialized technology and nursing industries. This deposit is made available to the workers when they leave Israel permanently and is intended to ensure that their rights are protected. The amount of deposit varies among the different employment sectors. Employers who…

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Is It Legal to Require Employees to Get Vaccinated?

The coronavirus pandemic poses new complex challenges that we have never faced before, which raises the question of whether vaccine mandates – or specifically, mandatory vaccination for employees – are legal according to Israeli law. What are employers allowed to do if an employee refuses to get vaccinated? Our law offices in Jerusalem and Tel…

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South-African Legal Opinion

There are issues on which the Israeli courts refer to foreign legal opinions. A South-African legal opinion is referred to in cases involving labor law, real estate law, wills and inheritances, enforcement of foreign judgments, and more, relating to South-African law. Foreign Expert Legal Opinion – Labor Law For example, in Choppy Sea Treading Ltd…

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The Rights of Children of Immigrants in Israel

Hundreds of thousands of children live in Israel who have immigrated here with their families, but not many of them know what the rights of children of immigrants are. Whether they are children of foreign workers or of asylum seekers, this ignorance often means they don’t receive the benefits they are due. This article explains…

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