Cabel asks court to allow his run for Histadrut leadership

By JPOST.COM STAFF
February 13, 2012 08:59

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later

MK Eitan Cabel (Labor) turned to the Tel Aviv District Court Monday asking to be allowed to run in elections for the head of the Histadrut Labor Federation. Cabel was disqualified because he was not a member of the union in recent years. According to Cabel's petition, the decision to remove him from the Histadrut's members' list was done illegally, Israel Radio reported.

Cabel blamed current Histadrut chairman Ofer Eini for what he described as an underhanded attempt to prevent fair elections and said the organization is being run like the mafia, according to the report.

The labor MK was requesting that the court cancel the Histadrut's election bylaws, which he described as deeply flawed, and to delay the date of elections for its leadership.

Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and exclusive content. Click here>>

Related Content

Breaking news
October 18, 2018
Police in Virginia investigate active shooter report

By REUTERS