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Finance Minister announces: Minimum wage to rise to 6,000

Minimum wage to rise gradually from 5,300 NIS to 6,000 NIS, overtime hours to be calculated by month instead of by day.

Finance Minister announces: Minimum wage to rise to 6,000

Minimum wage raised to 5,300 shekels

Labor Committee approves raising minimum wage to 5,300 shekels ($1,513) per month.

Minimum wage raised to 5,300 shekels

Minimum Wage to Increase to NIS 5,000 Per Month

Officials on Sunday agreed on a framework to raise the minimum wage in Israel to NIS 5,000 per month for full-time workers

Minimum Wage to Increase to NIS 5,000 Per Month

Netanyahu Orders to Raise Israel's Minimum Wage

PM Netanyahu, acting Finance Minister, stated Sunday that implementation to raise minimum wage to NIS 5,000 will begin in January.

Netanyahu Orders to Raise Israel's Minimum Wage

Economists: Layoffs to Follow Minimum Wage Raise

While social activists celebrate the increase in Israel's minimum wage, businesses worry about how to pay for the wage increase.

Economists: Layoffs to Follow Minimum Wage Increase

Minimum Wage to be Raised to 5,000 Shekels

Histadrut head and Manufacturers' Association president agree to gradual raise of 700 shekels completing in January 2017.

Minimum Wage to be Raised to 5,000 Shekels

Low Productivity Means A Lower Standard of Living

A new study shows that Israel's productivity has fallen behind countries like Greece and Italy who have severe economic difficulties.

Israel’s Low Productivity Means A Lower Standard of Living

Kalfa: Summer Time Bad for Laborers, Religious

MK argues that extending Summer Time will force religious Jews to choose between work or prayer.

Kalfa: More Summer Time is Bad for Laborers, Religious Jews

National Labor Strike Set for Wednesday

The Histadrut Labor Federation has set a general strike on Wednesday after the National Labor Court lifted an injunction imposed last week.

National Labor Strike Set for Wednesday

Hashikma Workers Divvy Up CEO's Bonus

Discount supermarket chain boss Rami Levi has decided to forego his quarterly bonus and give it to his lowest paid workers.

In Gesture to Protest Movement Rami Levi Gives His Bonus Away

Min. Wage to Reach 4,300 NIS

Treasury Minister and Histadrut Chief agree to raise minimum monthly salary by 450 shekels over 17 months.

Minimum Wage to Reach 4,300 Shekels by October 2012