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  Tishrei 12, 5781 , 30/09/20

Quarantine to be deducted from sick leave, agreement reached re: payment

The Finance Ministry, the Histadrut, and the heads of employers' and business associations have reached an agreements on how payment will be made to employees obligated to be absent from their workplace due to coronavirus quarantine.

According to the agreement drawn up, the days spent in quarantine will be deducted from the employee's sick leave. The employee will forgo compensation for the first two days in isolation, and the government and the employer will split the cost of the remaining days.

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