Sea ports to shut down as open-ended strike is launched

By JPOST.COM STAFF
February 26, 2012 06:06

Israel's major sea ports were expected to shut down Sunday morning as workers launched an open-ended strike. Workers and the Histadrut called the strike late Saturday night after negotiations with the Finance Ministry failed to bring a resolution to workers' complaints about the management of their pension funds.

The ports of Haifa, Ashdod and Eilat were all expected to stop operating at 6 a.m.

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