18 May 2022

Use sick leave for coronavirus home isolation

If you or your child are in home isolation in Israel due to coronavirus exposure, you may use sick days instead of taking unpaid leave or working remotely.

Candidates entitled to testing center results

Testing center (מכון מיון / machon miyun) industry, you are on notice!  Job applicants are entitled to the results of their assessment tests.

Reimbursement for transportation to, from work

Travel costs add up.  Employers are required to reimburse employees for commute costs.  Are you getting reimbursed?

Advance notice for termination or resignation

Advance notice is required before an employer can fire you in Israel.  It’s important to know your rights (and responsibilities) under the law.

Check your bituach menhalim and keren hishtalmut statements!

Over the last few weeks, you have received in the mail statements regarding your manager’s insurance (bituach menhalim / ביטוח מנהלים) and continuing education fund policies (keren hishtalmut / קרן השתלמות).  It’s time to take them out and review them for basic accuracy because a surprising number have errors – in the favor of the insurance […]

Use sick leave for absences due to childbirth and pregnancy of a spouse

Is your spouse pregnant?  If so, beyond the possibility of paternity leave, the law entitles you to medical leave on the occasion of birth and for some medical treatments.