12 August 2020

Lost your job? Don’t mope in bed, go learn something new, experts say


Extended unemployment benefits could get people used to staying at home, economists warn; $184m. earmarked for 2020 training programs still unspent, Finance Ministry data showsAs Israeli policymakers struggle to get the economy back on track amid the havoc wrought by the deadly coronavirus, economists say the best way forward is to set up vocational training programs to help people get access to a greater variety of jobs.And yet, of NIS 625 million ($184 million) the Finance Ministry has [...]