Modern-day Slaves – Palestinian Workers Exploited by Israeli Employers in the Settlements

Published on 19 Oct 2013

Palestinian workers employed in Israeli factories within the settlements have become “real-life slaves.”

Many of them describe workdays of 12 hours and wages of 10-16 shekels ($3-5) an hour, without social benefits to which they are entitled by law.

Israel Channel 2 News – 10.10.2013
Reporter: Ohad Hemo, Territories and settlements reporter

For more information, contact Kav LaOved — Worker’s Hotline – http://kavlaoved.org.il – an independent non-profit, non-governmental organization committed to the defense of workers’ rights and the enforcement of Israeli labor law designed to protect every worker in Israel, irrespective of nationality, religion, gender, and legal status. Kav LaOved’s services target the most disadvantaged workers in Israel, including Palestinian workers, contract workers, migrant workers, refugees and asylum seekers, and new immigrants.

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