Israel to compensate public employees forced to skip work due to Gaza rocket fire

13.03.2012                      19.Adar. 5772

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Israel to compensate public employees forced to skip work due to Gaza rocket fire

Finance Minister also directs his staff to consider financial assistance to private-sector employees who had to stay home for the same reason.

Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz has issued an order to ensure that public-sector employees who stay home to care for children in the south will not be docked wages. Monday marked the fourth day of rocket barrages from Gaza, closing many schools near the Strip.
Steinitz also directed his staff to consider financial assistance to private-sector employees who had to stay home for the same reason; compensation might be provided to private employers, particularly small business owners and farmers….