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Labour Section of the Royal Thai Embassy in Tel-Aviv inspects Thai workers in Moshav Bat Shlomo

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On 11 March 2011, Labour Section of the Royal Thai Embassy in Tel-Aviv travelled to inspect Thai workers at Moshav Bat Shlomo — located at Mount Caramel, near Zekhron Ya’akov. It found that there are totally 20 workers working at apricots, peach, orange, and nectarine orchard in the Moshav.
            The workers are from Buri Ram, Chaiyaphum, Surin, Nong Bua Lam Phu, Khon Kean, and Nakhon Ratchasima. They normally work 8 hours per day from Sunday-Friday. Sometime they have to work over time. They receive approximately 4,500 shekel each month. They have good living condition sharing a room arranged by their employer with 1-2 other workers. They said that the advantage of working in Israel is high income. They have also gained grafting propagation skills. Each day, they can propagate 1,000 orange trees through grafting technique.