“The NGO Kav La’oved, which petitioned the High Court of Justice four months ago about the way the sick-pay fund was being managed, said, “It’s unfortunate that the authority is regularly withholding workers’ pay when they are ill, and are acting only now, under the threat of a petition. Those applying to the fund are forced to wait long months to receive the payments they are entitled to, and this at a time of crisis when they need the money to live, and sometimes even for medical treatment. The miniscule number of workers who ask for sick pay even further illustrates the difficulty in realizing their rights.””

Read the full article by Or Kashti in Haaretz, “After Months-long Delay, Israel Pays Some Palestinian Workers for Sick Leave”