Subject to below minimum wage jobs, no pay slips, and arbitrary layoffs in Israeli settlements, Palestinian women under occupation are learning more about their rights and are beginning to unionize.
The workers seek to negotiate a collective agreement guaranteeing a raise in salary and improved working conditions
For decades Palestinian workers in Israel and the Israeli settlements have had very limited freedom of association.
Company operating in the West Bank fined 507,000 shekels (US$144,000) after a Labor and Social Affairs Ministry investigation.
The independent trade union centre WAC-MAAN releases a comprehensive report summarising ten years of struggle to organise Palestinian workers in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank.