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  8/19/2014, Av 23, 5774

Unemployment Benefits Extension Approved for Gaza Envelope Residents

In a special convening of The Labor and Social Affairs Committee over the recess, it was unanimously approved to extend unemployment benefits to up to 25 days past the present maximum allowed to residents residing in the Gaza vicinity communities.

Eligibility will apply to those residents who became unemployed between August of 2014 through August of 2014 and are completing the required visits to their respective Department of Employment through the end of August 2014.