‚Low haredi workforce participation must end‘

02.02.2012                      09.Schwat. 5772


'Low haredi workforce participation must end'

Speaking at Herzliya conference, Stanley Fisher expresses concern over 40% haredi employment, Arab community.

Low haredi labor-force participation cannot be allowed to continue, Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer said Wednesday at the Herzliya Conference.
“I very much appreciate our religion and the religious people here,” he said, but if the low participation rate among the ultra-Orthodox continues, “it is going to be very difficult to supply our citizens with a standard of living that keeps improving.”…