Knesset passes bill to freeze expected rise in salary of MKs

The Knesset passes a bill to freeze an expected rise in the salary of MKs.

Lawmakers’ wages are adjusted at the beginning of each year, in accord with the average national salary. This coming January would have seen a big jump of some NIS 6,500 ($1,900) per month, as the average salary dropped this year, due to many low-earning workers being laid off during the pandemic.

The MK salary will now remain at NIS 45,000 ($13,400) a month.