Workplace bullying, also known as “workplace maltreatment,” or “workplace harassment” is one of the most troubling aspects of the Israeli labor market. Whether due to management culture or personal issues, many “bosses” think of their employees as slaves or objects of ridicule. Some employers feel that because they’re the ones paying a salary, they have…

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What are the legal requirements for terminating an employment contract in Israel? How to fire an employee in Israel? The labor laws in Israel are particularly strict. An employer cannot legally dismiss a worker without prior notice and due compensation (except for certain cases which allow the denial of compensation). The Israeli law firm of…

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The employment of a foreign worker without a permit is not a new phenomenon in Israel. For the employer, the main objective for illegal employment is, undoubtedly the attempt to reduce his expenses. But recently, the Israeli Government has strengthened the penal set of regulation and the penalties incurred on employers. In this article, advocate Michael…

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Exemption from licensing examination to practice dentistry in Israel An exemption from taking the licensing examination to practice dentistry in Israel was approved by the Knesset as an amendment to the regulations of dentistry in 2016. The new regulations allow dentists to receive a practicing license without passing a long and exhausting practical and theoretical examination. The law…

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Is your company or organization seeking to import expert workers into Israel? Are you an expert worker planning to work for an Israeli company? The following information about Israeli expert worker law and the Israeli expert worker visa may prove highly valuable. In this article lawyers from Cohen, Decker, Pex & Brosh law firm describe…

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As a company or association operating in Israel, you will need to employ an Israeli workforce and keep track of employment hours. Timekeeping is relevant not just for keeping track of work hours in order to compile a paycheck but also for keeping track of overtime pay, sick leave, pension pay, and severance benefits.  This…

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If you are a company or organization operating in Israel, you may need to hire or contract with local workers. Your first quandary is whether to hire company employees or contract with a freelancer. There are advantages and disadvantages to both options. This article by Cohen, Decker, Pex & Brosh law firm that specializes in Israeli…

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If you are a company or organization planning to operate in Israel or currently operating in Israel, you may need to employ Israeli workers. If that is the case, you will need to know the Israeli laws governing pensions and severance pay. This article by lawyers specializing in Israeli labor law at Cohen, Decker, Pex…

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Are you a company or organization currently operating in Israel or planning to operate in Israel? If so, you may need to hire local employees. This article by Advocate Joshua Pex, a lawyer at Cohen, Decker, Pex & Brosh specializing in Israeli law and employer-employee relationships, will help explain a complicated aspect of legally-mandated employee benefits;…

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