HOT Mulls Closure of Customer Call Center in Haredi Town

Center employs some 120 ultra-Orthodox women. Company may seek to outsource the service to outside supplier.

HOT Telecommunication Systems, the cable television and communications company, is considering shutting its customer service call center in the predominantly ultra-Orthodox community of Elad, east of Tel Aviv. The center serves the company’s HOT Mobile cellular telephone customers and currently employs some 120 ultra-Orthodox women. The company may seek to outsource the service to an...