Social workers make progress, but strike to continue

By JPOST.COM STAFF
March 15, 2011 02:08




Negotiations between social workers and representatives of the Finance Ministry late Monday night ended after significant progress was made regarding most issues in dispute.

The Finance Ministry agreed in principal to better working conditions and an increase in wages for the 5,000 social workers employed at various state-supported NGOs.

The professional staffs are expected to gather tomorrow to discuss the issue, however the an end to the strike was not declared, and it was expected to continue Tuesday.


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