Hatem Abu Ziadeh, head of the workers’ committee at Zarfati Garage, along with his wife and young daughter, was assaulted on Saturday March 30 by a group of about 30 armed settlers at his family olive grove.
A 38-year-old died after being hit by a forklift while a 25-year-old man died after falling from the seventh floor of a construction site. The number of deadly construction site accidents this year now stands at 17.
Construction worker dies after falling from roof in Tzur Yigal.
Flyers posted in villages near Gush Etzion warn Palestinian laborers they will be banned from nearby settlements should they cooperate with anti-occupation groups.
This report describes the employment model of Palestinian construction sector workers in Israel.
For years, Palestinians toiling in the industrial zones of West Bank settlements have been subject to exploitation and denial of their rights. A collective agreement signed on February 14, 2017 proves that another way is possible.
Non-Enforcement of the Law on Israeli Employers in the Occupied Territories: A selective list of Israeli companies violating Palestinian workers' rights
Israeli employers of Palestinians in settlements have a clear economic interest in maintaining the occupation of Palestinian land and the exploitation of resources.