Labor Minister of Israel

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Ministry of Labor
משרד העבודה
Agency overview
Formed 1948
Dissolved 1977
Jurisdiction Government of Israel

The Minister of Labor (Hebrew: שר העבודה‎‎, Sar HaAvoda) was the political head of the Ministry of Labor and a position in the Israeli cabinet. The post was established in 1948 as the Minister of Labour and Construction,[1] becoming the Minister of Labour and Social Security the following year.

In 1977 the post was merged with the Welfare Minister, becoming the Minister of Labor and Social Welfare. In 2003 the labor function was transferred to the Minister of Industry and Trade, which was renamed Industry, Trade and Labor Minister.

List ministers[edit]

# Minister Party Government Term start Term end
Minister Labor and Construction
1 Mordechai Bentov Mapam P 14 May 1948 10 March 1949
Minister of Labor and Social Security
2 Golda Meir Mapai 1, 2 10 March 1949 8 October 1951
Minister of Labor
Golda Meir Mapai 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 8 October 1951 19 June 1956
3 Mordechai Namir Mapai 7, 8 19 June 1956 17 December 1959
4 Giora Yoseftal Mapai 9 17 December 1959 2 November 1961
5 Yigal Allon Mapai
Alignment
Labor Party
10, 11, 12, 13 2 November 1961 1 July 1968
6 Yosef Almogi Labor Party
Alignment
13, 14, 15 8 July 1968 10 March 1974
7 Yitzhak Rabin Alignment 16 10 March 1974 3 June 1974
8 Moshe Baram Alignment 17 3 June 1974 20 June 1977

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