‘Government targets for haredi male employment in Israel not being met’

A senior official at the Economy Ministry said on Monday that government targets set in 2010 for increasing the employment of haredi men were not being met.

Michal Tzuk, a Senior Deputy Director in the Economy Ministry, was one of several panelists at a conference of the Israel Democracy Institute regarding research conducted by the think tank on ways to increase the rate of haredi employment and to ensure that haredi men and women can obtain well-paying, professional jobs.

Tzur was specifically referring to targets set by the government in 2010 for haredi employment which established a goal of 63 percent employment for both haredi men and women by 2020.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Government-targets-for-haredi-male-employment-in-Israel-not-being-met-442734

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