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Ministerial panel approves bill for 6 long weekends a year

The Ministerial Committee for Legislation approves a bill by Kulanu MK Eli Cohen calling for six long weekends per year for Israeli employees, beginning in 2017.

The bill will now go to the plenum for a preliminary vote.

Israelis enjoy the beach in Tel Aviv, as a heatwave hits Israel. May 16, 2016. (Photo by Miriam Alster/FLASH90)
Israelis enjoy the beach in Tel Aviv, as a heatwave hits Israel. May 16, 2016. (Photo by Miriam Alster/FLASH90)

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