Wednesday, February 8, 2012

More on today's general strike in Israel

Harry's Place has an excellent precis of the current general strike in Israel - what the goals of the strike are and the status of the negotiations. The Histadrut (the main Israeli labor union) and the private employers' association have reached an agreement that will significantly improve the pay and work conditions of contract workers. The government is still dragging its heels in negotiations with the Histadrut over contract workers for government agencies.

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