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    • Judith S. Goldberg
    • 18.02.10 | 00:01 (IST)

    When I worked for Netanyahu, at the Jonathan Institute, he took me to his cousin's law firm, i.e., David Shimron, and had me sign a document wherein I would not request any benefits. The contract was for salary only. At the time, Shimron advised him to pay Bituah Leumi for me, but agreed to write a contract which would include no social benefits. And, a contract which lasted less than a year, so that if I worked more than a year, he would not have to pay me any pitzuim if I were fired. The contract covered a period of 11 months and a few weeks, always less than a year so that no pitzuim could be envisioned. And, I must add, forced me using shrewd tactics to take the job. There were more than one occasion when I was contracted to work for the family (in the translation of Jonathan's Letters (Mictavei Jonathan) and with graceful force was encouraged to work for minimum wages. All this when the family signed a huge contract for US$80,000 for the rights of the book with Random Hou

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    First published 14:35 17.02.10 | Last updated 17:36 17.02.10
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