Hadash Activists Hand Out May Day Flowers and Workers’ Rights Pamphlets to Palestinian Laborers

Palestinian workers entering Israel through the Eyal Checkpoint on Thursday morning, April 27, probably hadn’t expected to be handed flowers by members of the Knesset. But that’s exactly what happened at 5am on Thursday morning at one of the busiest checkpoints for Palestinian laborers from the occupied territories who cross into Israel each morning for…

MK Dov Khenin with the bill that would prohibit restaurants in Israel from counting tips for waiters towards their salaries and force management instead to pay them minimum wage

Government Rejects Paying Minimum Wage to Waiters

Far-right government ministers voted Sunday, March 6, against a bill that would prohibit restaurants in Israel from counting tips for waiters towards their salaries and force them instead to pay their staff minimum wage. According to Hadash MK Dov Khenin (Joint List), who submitted the bill in 2013, the legislation would prevent the exploitation of…