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The State of Israel is the biggest discrimination: women in government companies earn less than men. Also in the report of the wage commissioner: The highest wage earners are port workers

Wage report in the public sector: The State of Israel perpetuates gender discrimination

While large private companies are required to publish wage reports to expose and reduce gender discrimination, it turns out that the State of Israel is the biggest discriminator: women in government companies earn less than men.

Also in the report of the wage commissioner: The highest wage earners are port workers

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Wednesday, 06 July 2022, 16:50 Updated: 17:07

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Port of Haifa.

Port workers are the highest paid in the public sector (Photo: Reuven Castro)

The person in charge of wages in the Ministry of Finance, Kobi Bar-Natan, published the second report summarizing the average wage in public bodies.

The average wage of workers in public bodies was about NIS 16,600 per month, which is an increase of 1.2% in 2020, while the median wage was about NIS 10,750. The report covers about 400,000 employees in public bodies, who are employed in about 800 supported and budgeted bodies and in health corporations.

The wage expenditures of the public bodies in 2020 increased by about 2% and amounted to about NIS 85 billion.

The report reveals to the general public who are the highest paid in public bodies and there are no real surprises on this issue this year as

well .

In government companies in the field of security, the salary is quite high with a salary of NIS 28,000 gross per month.

The lowest salary is in relation to the number of jobs in the Israeli Consumer Council, with an average salary of about NIS 10,000 gross per month.

Even in the Halamish housing company, the average salary is quite low and stands at about 16 shekels gross per month.

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The Commissioner for Wages in the Ministry of Finance, Kobi Bar Natan (Photo: Finance Spokeswoman)

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The report reveals that the wage gap between women and men continues to be high. That the gap stands at about 35%.

In numbers: the average salary of men amounts to about NIS 21,000 gross per month while of women amounts to about NIS 13,000 gross per month.

The report also shows that women fill only about 30% of the positions of high-ranking officials and wage



, which provides irreplaceable services in the private market, is proving to be severely discriminated against in its field.

: "In recent years, we have signed a variety of innovative agreements, which have contributed to improving productivity in the public sector. In addition, the corona crisis can test new managerial flexibility tools in public bodies. These tools include, among others, employee mobility In order to adapt the public sector to the new labor market. "

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Source: walla

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