PM summons Steinitz, Litzman for urgent talks on residents

By JPOST.COM STAFF
October 10, 2011 14:54




Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu summoned Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz and Deputy Health Minister Ya'acov Litzman Monday afternoon for an emergency meeting regarding the mass resignation of medical residents earlier in the day.

After negotiations in a labor dispute broke down on Sunday, hundreds of medical residents resigned and did not show up for work Monday morning.

The state sought an injunction from the National Labor Court Monday afternoon that would order medical residents to return to work.


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