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Naftali Bennett unveils economic plan

Naftali Bennett unveils economic plan

"From unemployment to income within 200 days."Nitzan Keidar, 15/12/2020 11:28
28% of new immigrants unemployed amid coronavirus pandemic

28% of new immigrants unemployed amid coronavirus pandemic

New immigrants in Israel face significantly hired levels of unemployment during coronavirus crisis than other Israelis.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/12/2020 13:19
Low-income workers still reeling from coronavirus crisis

Low-income workers still reeling from coronavirus crisis

While high-income workers have recovered from the economic crisis, one out of five low-wage earners still unemployed.David Rosenberg, 30/11/2020 08:53
Once again, almost a million registered unemployed

Once again, almost a million registered unemployed

Over a quarter of a million people registered as new jobseekers during the current lockdown.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/10/2020 14:57
You Can Still File for Unemployment Even If You’ve Never Worked Before!

You Can Still File for Unemployment Even If You’ve Never Worked Before!

Are you above the age of 16 and unemployed? If so, you may be eligible for federal unemployment benefits!Sponsored Content, 23/08/2020 21:27
Over half a million Israelis still unemployed due to coronavirus crisis

Over half a million Israelis still unemployed due to coronavirus crisis

More than half of the one million Israelis who lost their jobs due to restrictions imposed during coronavirus pandemic are still unemployed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/08/2020 16:10
Finance Min. decides: Professional training will no longer reduce unemployment benefits

Finance Min. decides: Professional training will no longer reduce unemployment benefits

Finance Min. Yisrael Katz cancels reduction in unemployment payments, eyes encouraging employers to retrain employees on unpaid leave.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/07/2020 14:51
Finance Ministry to present coronavirus aid package, helping small businesses

Finance Ministry to present coronavirus aid package, helping small businesses

PM Netanyahu, Finance MIn. Katz, to present plan to help businesses, improve unemployment payments.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/07/2020 08:06
Global searches for nearby jobs skyrocket by 242% in last three months

Global searches for nearby jobs skyrocket by 242% in last three months

Data shows significant rise in number of people searching for nearby jobs during coronavirus outbreak.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/07/2020 12:56
Knesset approves extending unemployment payments to mid-August

Knesset approves extending unemployment payments to mid-August

Knesset approves extension of unemployment payments, as well as expansion to include those receiving other stipends.Arutz Sheva Staff, 07/07/2020 12:23
Jobs drop 27.4% in April

Jobs drop 27.4% in April

Hospitality and food sectors in Israel see 75.7% loss in jobs in first month of coronavirus lockdown.Arutz Sheva Staff, 02/07/2020 17:10
Unemployment payments for senior citizens to be extended to August

Unemployment payments for senior citizens to be extended to August

PM Netanyahu and Foreign Minister Katz approve extending unemployment benefits for seniors laid off or placed on leave.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/06/2020 10:29
Will coronavirus leave a lasting impact on the Israeli workforce and workplace?

Will coronavirus leave a lasting impact on the Israeli workforce and workplace?

The coronavirus crisis and its impact on the labor market: Permanent damage or a short-term setback with long-term potential?Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/06/2020 09:34
Most Israelis who lost jobs due to coronavirus haven't returned to the workforce

Most Israelis who lost jobs due to coronavirus haven't returned to the workforce

Nearly 70% of Israelis unemployed due to coronavirus outbreak have not returned to work, statistics show.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/06/2020 14:18
Israel Employment Service to restart face-to-face meetings with job seekers

Israel Employment Service to restart face-to-face meetings with job seekers

Those applying for unemployment after June 14 will be required to appear in person within two weeks, Israel Employment Service announces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/06/2020 13:32
White House: Unemployment rate will top 20%

White House: Unemployment rate will top 20%

Senior White House economic advisor warns latest unemployment rate doesn't include latest round of layoffs. 'David Rosenberg, 11/05/2020 08:52
US unemployment claims climb to 6.6 million

US unemployment claims climb to 6.6 million

Weekly unemployment claims set new record of nearly 10 times previous record as economy reacts to coronavirus crisis.Gary Willig, 02/04/2020 16:04
'One hand gives self-employed a grant, the other hand takes it away'

'One hand gives self-employed a grant, the other hand takes it away'

Knesset Finance Committee discusses whether to tax coronavirus-era unemployment grant for self-employed.Hezki Baruch, 01/04/2020 16:39
The  next six million - voluntary disappearance?

The next six million - voluntary disappearance?

The time has come for lateral thinking to gear whole systems to accommodating western aliyah.  Unless the crucial issues in this article are addressed large numbers of Western Jews will not come in the foreseeable future and we will lose them. Leonie Ben-Simon, 01/01/2019 07:03
US unemployment claims fall to lowest level in 49 years

US unemployment claims fall to lowest level in 49 years

Unemployment fillings fall to lowest level since 1969 as number of job openings hits all-time high.Arutz Sheva Staff, 20/09/2018 22:43
Good speech - tough room

Good speech - tough room

Trump’s pitch last night? To reach across the aisle and “to unite a divided country.” And to put America first. Jack Engelhard, 31/01/2018 06:23
Israel unemployment rate at historic low

Israel unemployment rate at historic low

PM Netanyahu: Israel blessed with lowest level of unemployment in 40 years, 'proof that our economic policy works'.Mordechai Sones, 21/08/2017 22:01
'Israel must prepare for employment disaster'

'Israel must prepare for employment disaster'

From the heart of Israel, a vision to counter unemployment with an eye to the future.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/05/2017 14:29
Israeli Ethiopians are doing better than ever

Israeli Ethiopians are doing better than ever

Government sees 39% drop in number of Ethiopians relying on welfare income supplements.Didi Rosenberg, 28/11/2016 08:49
Tens of Thousands of Jobs in Israel Go Unfilled

Tens of Thousands of Jobs in Israel Go Unfilled

There were more available jobs – and more available high-paying jobs - in Israel in the fourth quarter of 2014 than ever before.Moshe Cohen, 25/03/2015 19:23
Analysts: Iran Sanctions Did Enormous Harm

Analysts: Iran Sanctions Did Enormous Harm

Analysts Wednesday listed some of the economic damage done to Iran by the sanctions – and that damage has been substantial.Moshe Cohen, 04/03/2015 10:30
More Israeli Men Working in August than Ever

More Israeli Men Working in August than Ever

Mixed news as more men working, even as unemployment rises to 6.4% in August during Operation Protective Edge.Moshe Cohen, 22/09/2014 11:27
International Monetary Fund: Israel's GDP Stable

International Monetary Fund: Israel's GDP Stable

Israel's GDP continues to grow, according to new report - but unemployment in specific populations continue to threaten that growth.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/02/2014 20:33
Israeli Poverty Still High Despite Strong Economy

Israeli Poverty Still High Despite Strong Economy

High unemployment among Arab women, hareidi men contributes towards Israel ranking bottom out of 35 OECD states.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/12/2013 16:55
Average Salary Up, Unemployment Low

Average Salary Up, Unemployment Low

The average salary in Israel rose 1.6% in April, following a separate 1.8% increase recorded in January. Meanwhile, unemployment remains lowDavid Lev, 07/07/2013 16:35
Unemployment Down Again in Israel

Unemployment Down Again in Israel

The Israeli economy continues to do well in the face of ongoing problems in the world economy, with unemployment down againDavid Lev, 30/06/2013 20:18
U.S. Jobs Added in January Shows Slow Growth

U.S. Jobs Added in January Shows Slow Growth

Employers added 157,000 jobs, down from December's upwardly revised 196,000, the Labor Department said., 02/02/2013 20:37
US Weekly Unemployment Claims Rise

US Weekly Unemployment Claims Rise

New claims for US unemployment insurance benefits rose last week but were still in line with an improving trend in the jobs market. Rachel Hirshfeld , 01/02/2013 00:16
Recession Brings Jobless Rate Hike in Euro Bloc

Recession Brings Jobless Rate Hike in Euro Bloc

Unemployment reached a new high in October in the European Union, spiking at 11.7 percent in the 17-nation bloc.Chana Ya'ar, 02/12/2012 09:15
Report: 70% of Arab Youth Want to Leave Region

Report: 70% of Arab Youth Want to Leave Region

Arab League population experts warn 70% of Arab youth want to leave the Middle East to seek a better life elsewhere.Gabe Kahn., 16/11/2011 18:52
Bank of Israel: An Economically Healthy New Year

Bank of Israel: An Economically Healthy New Year

The Bank of Israel sees a healthy new year for the economy. Inflation to fall. Interest rate steady. Economy to outstrip growth in US. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 27/09/2011 12:37
Two House Committees Will Investigate Solyndra

Two House Committees Will Investigate Solyndra

The House will begin hearings on the Obama Administration poster company that went bankrupt, leaving the government holding the bag.Amiel Ungar, 23/09/2011 00:43
Unemployment at New Low of 5.5%

Unemployment at New Low of 5.5%

Unemployment drops to 5.5%. Steinitz: this proves that Netanyahu's financial policies are sound. Maayana Miskin, 31/08/2011 18:03
Unemployment is Dropping

Unemployment is Dropping

Fewer Israelis unemployed in May, more new workers find jobs. Maayana Miskin, 28/06/2010 14:02
Israel's Unemployment Rate Drops

Israel's Unemployment Rate Drops

Israel's unemployment rate drops for the third quarter in a row.Malkah Fleisher, 02/06/2010 06:48