Claim for payments of differentials on pregnancy bed rest benefits


A woman who is a salaried employee and received a pregnancy bed rest benefit, may be entitled to the payment of differentials on the received benefit, in the following cases:
  • After receiving the benefit from the National Insurance Institute, she or he received from their employer an additional payment (such as vacation pay, clothing allowance or a bonus) over the 11 months from their first day of eligibility to the benefit that relates to the period in which the benefit was calculated, and the additional payment exceeds one quarter of minimum wage - NIS 1,325 (as of Apr 01, 2018).
  • She or he received wage differentials from her or his employer for the period of work that preceded the payment of their benefit from the National Insurance Institute.

Submitting a request for payment of differentials

To receive the differentials to which one is entitled, one must submit a claim form for the payment of differentials and attach authorization from the employer plus the wage slip for the month of the payment including the additional payment or differential paid.
The documents may be completed and sent by means of the internet site, or submitted at the local NII branch nearest your place of residence.
Documents can be completed and sent by means of the internet site, or submitted at the NII branch nearest your place of residence.
The claim may be submitted to the National Insurance Institute no later than 12 months from the day the employer paid the wage differentials.