Employees ployees must show up for work and do their jobs even during a war, according to the labor laws.
Anybody who fails to go to work due to worry over possible danger, has no legal basis for his action and may forfeit pay for the duration of his absence.
But if an employer forces his employees to take a collective leave, the workers must be paid.
If a workplace is destroyed, an employer no longer has any responsibility to pay his workers: but the workers do get paid, by the National Insurance Institute.
It is illegal to fire a worker called up to reserve army duty.
If the reserve service is for more than two consecutive days, then the employer is not allowed to fire the worker until at least 30 days after the end of reserve duty unless he receives approval from a special committee.
To receive such approval, the employer has to prove that the firing had no connection to the reserve duty.
The law also applies to contractors and manpower companies.
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