Founded in the aftermath of World War II, Israel is situated along the eastern coastline of the Mediterranean Sea. Although Israel designates Jerusalem as its capital, the majority of nations choose to establish their diplomatic missions in Tel Aviv, which serves as the country's hub for technology and commerce. Israel encompasses numerous sacred locations, attracting a diverse array of tourists, including those from Jewish, Christian, Muslim, and various other backgrounds, who come to explore its deep historical heritage.
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Israel is renowned for its vibrant and innovative tech talent ecosystem. Often referred to as the "Startup Nation," Israel boasts a remarkable concentration of skilled engineers, entrepreneurs, and researchers who have made significant contributions to the global technology landscape. The country's strong emphasis on education and military service, which often involves advanced technology roles, helps cultivate a pool of talented individuals.
Looking to employ workers in Israel? Companies hiring in Israel must either own a legal entity in the country or work with a global employment solutions provider, usually one that provides employer of record services. Outstaffer makes it easy for companies of all sizes to employ workers in Israel using our employer of record solution. We can help employ your Israeli team using our local Israeli entity, as well as handle your payroll, benefits, taxes, and local legal compliance.
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Without a central constitution, much of Israel’s employment law exists through direct legislation and case law. Employees in Israel do have certain rights employers must observe, including the right for Jews to rest on the Sabbath each week and protections for all workers from being fired while on strike. For companies hiring from abroad, the complexity of Israeli employment law can sometimes feel overwhelming.
Contact Outstaffer to learn more about your options for employing workers in Israel.
Israel, like many other countries, treats self-employed individuals or contractors and full-time employees differently. Misclassification of contractors in Israel may lead to fines and penalties for the offending company.
All employees in Israel with a five-day workweek are entitled to a minimum of 12 days leave per year. Employees with a six-day workweek are entitled to 14 days of leave per year. After four years of employment, the number of vacation days goes up by two per year. An employee can accumulate a maximum of 28 vacation days. There are also nine paid public holidays. Israel also observes four additional holidays where, though not mandatory, many businesses and government offices offer collective or optional paid leave.
Our benefits packages in Israel are tailored to fulfill the local needs of your employees. Typically, our packages contain some or all of the following benefits:
In Israel, employers are obligated to follow a fair and transparent process before terminating an employee. Israel requires employers to invite the employee to a hearing with a document in writing that presents the reason(s) why they would like to proceed with a termination. The employee is given time to respond at the hearing and has the option of appointing a lawyer to present their case. The employer must take into account everything that was said by the employee at the hearing and assess the need for termination again. Companies should consult legal counsel before proceeding with a termination in Israel.