The Fact-checker: Who Really Looks After Workers on Shabbat?

MK Merav Michaeli forgets there are employees who earn low wages at cafes and restaurants, even if they’re not visible.

“A supermarket is not a good-time place ... There is no reason why I can’t finish my Friday shopping by 4 o’clock ... The workers don’t live in Tel Aviv and don’t have options, because if they say ‘I don’t want to work on Shabbat,’ then Kobi Tribitch [founder of a 24/7 supermarket chain] will tell them, ‘If you don’t like it, go look for your girlfriends’ ... Completely different types...