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Tibi: Hire More Arabs


A Knesset investigative committee on the matter said that the government must do more to find jobs for Arabs in government positions. The committee was headed by Arab MK Ahmed Tibi, who called on organizations such as the Israel Electric Company and Mekorot to add more Arabs as staff members.

According to the committee's findings, pnly some 6% of infrastructure companies' employees are Arabs. Arabs account for 2% of IEC workers, and 1% of Mekorot employees.