Violence, Work with no rest and harsh living condition – a new report exposes employment conditions of caregivers from east Europe in Israel

23/04/2017

81,329 migrant workers are currently legally employed in Israel. Over half of them, 47,488 people, work in the caregiving sector. 80% of migrant caregivers are women. New report, written by the Hotline for Refugees and Migrants and Kav La’Oved focuses, for the first time, in caregivers from east Europe. In 2014 migrant workers from Eastern Europe made 19.4% of the migrant workers population in Israel. The social networks of these workers seems to be significantly weaker compared to those of workers from East Asia. Workers from East Europe…

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81,329 migrant workers are currently legally employed in Israel. Over half of them, 47,488 people, work in the caregiving sector. 80% of migrant caregivers are women. New report, written by the Hotline for Refugees and Migrants and Kav La’Oved focuses, for the first time, in caregivers from east Europe. In 2014 migrant workers from Eastern […]

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