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Resource: No enforcement of labor law in the West Bank

A small group of Palestinian workers this summer received confirmation from the Jerusalem Regional Court that their rights are protected under Israeli labor law. Meanwhile, Israel’s Ministry of Economy is failing to proactively prevent such abuses. Kav LaOved has published a new report describing this situation, including a selective list of Israeli companies in the Occupied Territories which have been sued by their Palestinian employees in recent years. The Even Bar case court victory described above was an important step in the right direction, but only compensates an extremely small fraction of the Palestinians caught in this unjust system.

Kav LaOved is a nonprofit non governmental organization committed to protecting the rights of disadvantaged workers employed in Israel and by Israelis in the Occupied Territories, including Palestinians, migrant workers, subcontracted workers and new immigrants.

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    1. The report window is completely blank, save for some black lines and occasional internal boxes, probably meant for charts and graphs.

      I’m running Windows 8 using the Google browser.

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      • Piotr Berman

        Same here, Chrome run in Mac OS X.

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      • Should be working now.

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        • It is.

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