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Name: Employment (Equal Opportunities) Law, 5748-1988.
Country: Israel
Subject(s): Equality of opportunity and treatment
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1988
Entry into force:
ISN: ISR-1988-L-36155
Bibliography: Labour Laws [consolidated text], 2000-01, State of Israel, Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, Division of Labour Relations, Jerusalem, Israel, pp. 215-221
Law on-line in English Law on-line in English Ministry of Labour & Social Affairs, Division of Labour Relations, Israel PDF PDF (consulted on 2011-05-23)
Abstract/Citation: Provides that an employer may not disciminate among his employees or among persons seeking employment on account of their sex, sexual tendencies, personal status or being parents in respect of acceptance, terms and advancement in employment, vocational training or supplementary vocational training or dismissal or severance pay. Provides that where, under the terms of employment applying at her place of employment, a female employee is entitled to absence from work by reason of illness of her child, such right shall also vest in a male employee employed at a place where the terms apply if his spouse is an employee and is not absent from work by virtue of entitlement as aforesaid or has sole custody of the child. Also regulates sexual harassment, protection of complainant, jurisdiction, remedies and related matters.
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