The rights of salaried employees for Israel's elections.
Know your employment rights. Don't get conned out of your cash. Salaried workers are entitled to a paid vacation day.
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- Election day in Israel is classified as a Shabbaton - a day of no work and working on election day is not compulsory
- Salaried employees are entitled to full pay from their employers
- According to Israel labor laws, if you are required to work on election day you are entitled to a special overtime rate of 200 percent. Another alternative is receiving your regular daily wage plus an additional vacation day at full pay.
- If you have just started a new job and have been employed for a minimum of 14 days, you are entitled to a vacation day at full pay or remuneration according to the law.
If you would like to find out more about this, call the Israel Elections Committee on 1-800-222-290