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New mandatory area tax

As expected the new area tax goes into effect today, March 20th, 2011. This new tax effects all workers in Israel. In fact it has been kept so secret, that you probably haven’t heard anything about it on the news. … Continue reading

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Mandatory dress code at work ?

    In Germany, a recent court verdict regarding appropriate dress code at the place of work required male employees who want to grow a beard to come to work with it trimmed and neat, and women are required to wear … Continue reading

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Is bereavement leave mandatory ?

Well, here’s the thing. As strange as this sounds, there is no law that forces employers to pay employees who were on bereavement leave for family members. Now, most employers in the private sector are sympathetic and will pay the … Continue reading

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Are you a salaried employee with mutiple employers ? Save on your Social security payments !

If you are employed currently by two employers you may be paying too much social security (Bituach Leumi) and health tax (Bituach Briut) from your secondary place of employment. First, it’s important to understand that for each place of employment you will need … Continue reading

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Mandatory Pension law

The mandatory pension law was recently updated (Sept 7, 2010).Originally planned for gradual annual updates from 2008 – 2013, when the mandatory % will reach 15% (5% employee, 5% employer and 5% severance pay -employer) The new revision now ads … Continue reading

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what about the training ?

For all of you who are accepted as a new employee: Read this important info before you start work   When an employer gives on the job training, he is required by law to pay the employee for training hours. … Continue reading

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