The Israeli law states the rights of foreign workers, including fair wages, overtime, hours of rest, a weekend vacation, sick leave, annual leave, severance pay, and so on.
The employer must ensure the rights of worker, and to treat the worker humanely and fairly.
In order to exercise the rights, it is important to keep a few rules. For example, the worker should keep records of hours of work and rest.
The employee can use a diary (in English or Tagalog) to note the details (days and hours).
It is important to register daily, so if there is a debate on the rights of the employee, it will be possible to use these notes to show how the employee actually worked.
In addition, you should write the days the employee was on weekend leave or on vacation or illness.
The Israeli law requires the employer to pay the employee his/her rights at the beginning of each month, and is allowed to reduce only certain amounts of the employee’s salary for residence and medical insurance (The law stipulates precise tables according to the place of residence in Israel).
An employee who feels that he/she has not received all of the rights, can consult with an attorney who specializes in employment of foreign workers, in order to get a good representation with the employer, and if necessary, in court.
What to do if the employee returns to the Philippines?
An Israeli lawyer is authorized to represent the employee even if the employee returned to the Philippines, to transfer the money to the employee.