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Economy and Society: February 1, 2013

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Cleaning workers at the Tel-Aviv Courthouse went on strike after not receiving their wages from the contract company which employs them, the Ovadia Brothers Company. In addition, provisions were not made for their pension funds, and their membership dues for the Histadrut – the national labour union – were not paid.

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

Economy and Society: March 1, 2012‎

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Over 20% of social workers employed by nonprofit organizations or who provide services to government ministries have not received the wage increases agreed upon as a result of their three-week strike last year.

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March 1st, 2012 at 3:02 pm

Local Government: December 13, 2011

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The staff of the Town Council and the education department in Jisr Al- Zarqa declared a strike, after they have not been paid in the last six months.


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December 13th, 2011 at 7:09 pm

Economy: 27 December, 2010

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The Firefighters’ Union held an emergency meeting to protest the reforms proposed by the Treasury in firefighting services, which would prohibit – among other things – their right to organize and their right to go on strike. (Hebrew)

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December 28th, 2010 at 9:52 pm