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Social Security reconciliation

How is Social security configured ? Social Security and Health tax are mandatory deductions from gross pay. In addition to the employee’s contribution there is also an employer’s contribution. They are configured at two rates: a lower rate for gross … Continue reading

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The Pension Test

If you want to retire with a “normal” amount of pension, you need to be sure you are utilizing to the maximum the options available to you. In order to do this you must first understand the makeup of pension … Continue reading

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All about clothing stipends

             The clothing stipend, or dmei bigud in Hebrew is not a labor law, and thus not all employers are liable to pay it. There are several ways in which an employer can pay the clothing … Continue reading

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Changes in pension plan rates in public sector

The new referendum issued by the finance Ministry applies to all public sector employees and is in effect from Jan 1, 2011 According to this referendum, both employee and employer contributions towards benefits in Kupot Gemel for pension will be … Continue reading

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Employer’s Social Security contributions to change as of April 1st 2011

Social Security recently published directives to employers regarding a change in the % of employer’s contributions towards their employee’s benefits via payroll. The changes are basically a reduction from the lower bracket (up to 4,984 shekels) and a raise in … Continue reading

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Five signs of a bad boss

There are many indications that one can detect if they are aware of them, even in job interviews (!), that will indicate a "bad" boss or mildy put "an employer you do not want to work for. This is especially true in Israel, where … Continue reading

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Are you employed in two places of employment simultaneously ?

Are you presently employed by two employers as a salaried employee ? NOTE: if you are employed by more than two employers, you will need to go to your local Bituach Leumi with a copy of each of your payslips … Continue reading

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A new verdict by the labor court regarding an employer’s legal access to an employee’s email account

Most employees have an email account at work. While it is assumed by employers that this is to be used for work, many employees use their work email to send occasional private messages too. While this may seem quite normal, … Continue reading

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Increase in maximum mandatory transport payment via payslip

Due to the recent increase in public transportationl expenses, the munion of industrualists released a memo on Jan 31, 2011 which states that according to the recent collective agreement, the maximum mandatory daily reimbursement for tavel expenses has been updated … Continue reading

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New law proposal

On december 20th, 2010 a law proposal to update the minimum wage law was put in motion in the knesset. The proposed law ammendment would put the minimum wage at 53% of the Average Salary in the Economy (ASE). As … Continue reading

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