‚Financial help for workers in South needed‘

13.03.2012                      19.Adar. 5772

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'Financial help for workers in South needed'

Officials urge gov’t to formulate comprehensive compensation package for businesses, employees in rocket-scarred areas.

Pressure mounted on the government to formulate a comprehensive financial compensation package for businesses and employees Monday, as terrorists fired rockets at southern Israel in the Gaza Strip for a fourth consecutive day.
Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz instructed Treasury officials late Monday afternoon not to subtract vacation days from public sector employees who stayed at home to look after their children following the cancellation of classes in specific areas. Steinitz also instructed his staff to find ways to assist parents employed in the private sector….