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Convalescence allowance
  Convalescence allowance


This is typically payable once a year in June, July or August at a standard rate for each day of
convalescence allowance credit.  The number of minimum credited days varies from 5 up to 10 days after 20 years service..

• The current minimum rate for each accredited day is 374 NIS (from July 2013)
• Eligibility covers permanent, temporary, part-time and other employees during a preliminary period of
employment subject to at least one year’s service;
• Part-time employees receive entitlement proportional to their part-time rate;
• Temporary or preliminary periods of employment are covered;
• Provision of benefit levels above the minimum are not prevalent;
• The terms illustrated above apply to the private sector