British minister wants to end Shabbat discrimination against Jewish job seekers

30.11.2013                      27.Kislew.5774                      Chanukka 3

London:

British minister wants to end Shabbat discrimination against Jewish job seekers

The Department for Work and Pensions confirmed that people from different religions are sometimes denied unemployment benefits.

Britain’s employment minister said she would introduce new regulations to make Jews who refuse to work on Shabbat eligible for welfare benefits….