Some 130 subcontracted workers at three mental health hospices for Holocaust survivors were reinstated as government employees yesterday by the treasury, in a delayed implementation of a year-old agreement with the Histadrut labor federation that reduces the impact to employees of privatizing social services.
The treasury has agreed to give workers the same seniority-related benefits they would have received had they been government employees all along.
“This is a great day for the hospice workers,” said Rochele Avrahami, who heads the union of workers at hospices for Holocaust survivors. “After a full year in which we waited patiently, we have reached an agreement for our immediate integration as government employees.”
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